Monthly Archives: June 2012

Maybe Mallow

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I am, by no means an expert on flowers. I’m just a guy with low batteries in my point and shoot camera, walking in the back yard. These plants come up each year in one section of a flower bed. … Continue reading

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Eyelash Cup Fungi

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Each time I take a walk in the woods behind my house, I like to try and find at least one thing I have never seen before. This can be quite a challenge, because I have explored the area hundreds … Continue reading

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Naan Bread Pizza: A Delightful Change of Pace

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I like making pizza from scratch (see Homemade Pizza can be a Memorable Event), but it is not always necessary to spend half a day in the kitchen to enjoy the taste of a fresh,  flavorful pizza. When I found this recipe … Continue reading

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One Lovely Blog Award, Really?

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You can imagine my surprise when this blog, which features such titles as Dirty Snow on the Side of the Road, Rusty Hinges and Orange Jelly Fungi Provide a Feast for Springtails, was nominated for the One Lovely Blog Award. It … Continue reading

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Willow Galls

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While exploring along the Oregon coast on the last day of March, I noticed that the willow bushes which grew on the lower edge of the hillside were just starting to bare their catkins. One bush in particular caught my … Continue reading

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We just can’t seem to resist picking up at least one new columbine plant each year. The coloration they display is truly remarkable. But even more than the color, the shapes are what get my attention, particularly the long spurs … Continue reading

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Do You Like Spiders and Snakes?

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Before you answer this question, you’re probably wondering why I chose to ask about these two particular animals. What do they have in common? A fair question. Well, first off, they make a nice alliteration for my title. Yes, I know. Pretty … Continue reading

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