Monthly Archives: September 2011

Here comes the Kale

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Each of the four seasons has its own unique beauty. With winter comes the possibility of snow. In spring, new life emerges. Summer brings long hot days. And autumn shows nature’s amazing palette of warm colors, offset by a chill … Continue reading

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Orange Slime Mold

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When I started this blog over eight months ago, I had a list of topics I would eventually get around to. Slime mold was not on that list. I guess it goes to show that things sometime take on a … Continue reading

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A Halloween Diorama

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Both of my sons really love Halloween. For years, I put on a “scary movie” night for my eldest son, Chris, in which I would transform the TV room into a setting to fit the theme of the movie we … Continue reading

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Fairy Lanterns, the Hidden Flowers

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Also known as Smith’s fairy bells, fairy lanterns (Prosartes smithii) are native to the deep moist wooded areas of western North America. Leathery oval leaves ending in a point, grow from upright stems with wide spreading branches. I have noticed … Continue reading

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