Monthly Archives: May 2017

In A Vase On Monday – Salome & Quince

The Japanese quince (Chaenomeles japonica) hedge is in full bloom this week, drawing in bumblebees, a flashy male Baltimore oriole and our summer resident ruby-throated hummingbird. It is not a plant I love– its exuberant growth must be trimmed frequently, its … Continue reading

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via Daily Prompt: Exposed In response to today’s WP prompt, I thought this the perfect shot. A rare, surprise EF-1 tornado ripped through sections of our town in late February, leaving many forested areas suddenly exposed. Nature’s clear cutting, complete … Continue reading

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Spring Wildflower Walk

Walking in the woods in search of wildflowers is one of my favorite things to do in spring. Countless flowers push forth from the deep, leafy humus before the trees leaf out, taking advantage of the warm sunshine and completing their … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

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