Category Archives: Photography

Spring setback, ready replacements

I had planned to take a break from my recently-frequent posting, but circumstances plotted against me during the course of the past day. Late yesterday afternoon the wonder- ful rain that we had needed so much metamorphosed into snow, which … Continue reading

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Yaaay-pril showers!

In answer to the prayers of so many people in this part of the country, the skies darkened today and released the first significant rainfall that we have seen in what I believe must be at least half a year. … Continue reading

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Full-flower follow-up

The first group of daffodils, several of which I presented yesterday in their early stages of unfurling, has burst into unabashed glory this morning.  What a delightful sight! Also, few days ago I posted my first images of our emerging … Continue reading

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Saturday snowfall

It’s been so dry here, with no appreciable precipitation for months, that the ground has been cracking noticeably.  We finally had some relief overnight—only two inches or so, but at this stage every little bit will surely help to some … Continue reading

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Frosty, fitting fall farewell

At long last, I’m able to relax and breathe a bit, after more than a month of much too much happening to keep up with you wonderful folk out there.  Friends from Germany were with us for a week, and … Continue reading

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Early autumn update

I’ve been back at our cabin in northern Minnesota for almost a week, and the weather was unbelievably kind to me and my musical friends as we savored each other’s company and talents and the early fall colors.  Last year … Continue reading

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Embracing autumn

I had planned to do a special post on the equinox (September 21), welcoming the official arrival of autumn with open arms, but as you’ll have realized, I’ve been distracted.  Rest assured, however, that I was fully aware of the … Continue reading

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Portulaca pas de deux

I returned yesterday to the scene of the subject of my Portulaca post from the day before.  The blossom that I presented then had completely withered and disappeared, but more had appeared, as I had expected.  It rained from around … Continue reading

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Portulaca perseverance

Although our red roses have now lost all their petals, the little white Portulaca moss roses are still bravely enduring the heat and the drought.  I was having a close look today at those that grow in a planter on … Continue reading

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Echo of an echinacea

As summer winds down (sigh), I watch with considerable interest the flowers that are struggling to look as good as they can, though they’re noticeably past their prime.  I can certainly identify with that.  CD’s new crop of little tomatoes … Continue reading

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