Tag Archives: Autumn

Snappy Snorkel

A little less than a week ago I had a chance to go for a swim with Squiddy in Goat Island Marine Reserve near the town of Leigh, a drive of a bit more thanĀ  an hour north of Auckland. … Continue reading

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Last Rose

Among CD’s favorite flowers in our garden are the white roses that she planted in August 2012. I have presented several of them before here, but I am quite sure that this is the latest in the season that I … Continue reading

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SuperMoon Special

It’s called a SuperMoon because it’s not only full but at perigee, its closest to the earth in its current elliptical orbit. The last SuperMoon was on January 26, 1948 and the next will be November 5, 2034. Blessed with … Continue reading

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Melancholy Monday: Rest easy, Jack

As is my custom, I put our Jack-O’-Lantern to rest in our compost pile after he has lived out his proud duty as guardian of our portal against the ghoulies and ghosties and short-leggedy beasties that came calling and hoping … Continue reading

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Serenity Sunday: Illuminated Ivy

Autumn is progressing quite rapidly here in eastern Nebraska. Nearly all the leaves have fallen from our river birches, about half from our glorious sycamores, and the giant oak and maple have started to contribute mightily to the lovely lawn … Continue reading

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Jack-O’-Later

My post with the photo of my Jack-O’-Lantern for this year is late, but rest assured that it was ready and on display in time for the young neighborhood Hallowe’en trick-or-treaters. And, on another note, I am happy to report … Continue reading

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Flashback Friday: CLV Revisited

My blogging buddy Linda over at Shoreacres commented, just the other day, on my current header photo. It’s a favorite of mine, and one that I made at one of my very favorite places. This particular day in late September … Continue reading

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