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Isolation Antidotes (53): Come a Little Bit Closer

Here’s a quick sequel to yesterday’s post with another, more detailed view of this cool little harvestman. In this image you can more clearly see the little turret atop its body that houses its pair of tiny eyes. I often … Continue reading

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Isolation Antidotes (52): Coleus Climber

Our Prime Minister has seen fit to reduce our risk to Level 2½ as of midnight yesterday. This is a great relief for us, as we are planning a family trip to the South Island later this week—but more about … Continue reading

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Isolation Antidotes (13): Trio in the Trumpets

As the days get shorter and the nights cooler, and the prospects of being able to return to Minnesota for the northern hemisphere summer unsure, I find myself basking in some of the summer photos in my archives. This one … Continue reading

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Skeptical Saturday

I started out to develop a new Silly Saturday post and, while I was looking through my archives of photos of our animal companions through the years, I came across this portrait that I made almost exactly 18 years ago … Continue reading

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Menagerie Monday (8): Leggy Lurker

Just a little over a week ago I found this harvestman (order Opiliones) resting on one of our white cone flowers (Echinacea sp.) and the breeze was kind enough to pause a few times while I focused in. I am … Continue reading

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About Face (5a)

A couple of my blogging friends commented that the faces that I was seeing in our milkweed flowers and that I brought you in my last post were not that easy to pick out, so I went back out this … Continue reading

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About Face (5)

It’s been the better part of a year since I did an About Face post, and I’m happy to be able to present another. This afternoon CD asked me to make some photos of her hollyhocks and, when I was … Continue reading

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Serenity Sunday: Hydrangea Harmony

Managing to take a few more minutes out from much higher priorities, I stopped to admire the harmonic symmetry in the new growth of our oak-leaf hydrangea yesterday.    

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Webnesday (44)

Not much time for photography these days, but when I went out to pick up the mail today, I noticed a truly-tiny zebra jumper (Salticus scenicus) prowling along the stems of the Clematis that climbs up the stand for the … Continue reading

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Serenity Sunday: Solomon’s Seal

One of our favorite plants in the garden is the lovely Solomon’s seal (Polygonatum sp.). CD asked me to make a few portrait shots the other day, and the light and breeze conditions were perfect for it yesterday evening. As … Continue reading

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