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Menagerie Monday (3)

I visited an old friend in Toronto, Ontario (Canada) in May 2005 and he showed me some of his favorite places in the area. One of these was Coronation Park, on western shore of Lake Ontario, from which one has … Continue reading

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A fondness for fungi: Turkey tail

I was finally able to go for a hike in our woods today, but my old path was so congested with windfall trees in the wake of the big windstorm a little over a month ago that I spent nearly … Continue reading

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More mantis memories

Here is another favorite shot of the female mantis that I found near Batty’s deck a couple of weeks ago.  I’m not going to worry, for a while, about whether the images I may post are clickable for enlargement.  I’ve … Continue reading

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Webnesday (35)

We’ve been back in New Zealand for six days, visiting our daughters, and so much has happened since my last post!  I have big news, but it’s late and I’m saving that for my next post.  For now, it’s Webnesday, … Continue reading

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Bursting Brunnera blossoms

Heralding the next step in the new spring’s pageantry of plant-life progress, I happily bring you our finally-flowering Brunnera macrophylla langtrees, aka Siberian Bugloss, about which I did a hopeful post (here) just a bit over a week ago,  in … Continue reading

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River of gold

We’ve had several glorious days of autumn splendor, although a couple of them have come with significant wind, which has resulted in considerable defoliation of the trees. Yesterday, however, presented us with a beautiful, calm afternoon with hardly any breeze … Continue reading

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Melancholy Monday: Morning mist near Natimuk

One of my photo buddies in Australia, Lisa, recently posted a photo (here) that she’d made in the early morning hours, and I was reminded of this occasion. I have had quite a few trips to Australia, mostly connected with … Continue reading

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Invasive interloper

There’s an uninvited guest in our garden. It was a glorious afternoon today, and while I was out looking at our purple cone flowers (Echinacea purpurea), my attention was drawn to a close neighbor, which at first I thought was … Continue reading

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Here be Meadowhawks!

The reunion is past, the photoshow went extremely well, and I’m getting ready for my surgery tomorrow, but I had time at last for my first leisurely walk on my woods path in months yesterday. I don’t know when I’ll … Continue reading

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Honey moon

A rare conjunction of events occurred last Friday. First, with the sun’s path across the sky at its highest during this month of the summer solstice, the moon is at its lowest, which keeps the lunar orb close to the … Continue reading

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