Category Archives: nature

Wordless Wednesday ~ Poppies

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Blue Sky

The morning is spent, and me with it. Hours of pulling weeds, spreading wood chips, planning which shrubs to transplant where… Some call it gardening. It’s blatant manipulation, really; rearranging earth’s flora to satisfy human aesthetic. From my chair on … Continue reading

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Some magnets don’t stick

Back in November of 2018, I discovered the joys of magnet poetry, and this website that facilitates playing (poeming?) online. I have a vague recollection that I was so excited, I committed to writing a magnet poem at least once … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday ~ Large-leaved Lupine

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Wordless Wednesday (on Thursday)

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AtoZ: G ~ Sunset

gliding shadows grow gilded globe has gone to ground golden glows the glade G is for Golden #AtoZChallenge: 26 posts in April, topics to proceed alphabetically. Creating a theme for one’s blog challenge is optional. My theme for 2021: a three line alliteration … Continue reading

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Fleeting Flowers

They are blooming now, the cherry blossoms. I see them on FaceBook and Istagram. I know they are across the river in city parks, and up the road six or seven miles in the neighborhood where I used to live. … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: daffodil

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Wordless Wednesday: Flowering Quince

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restoration

The idea of the new landscape undertaking was to plant only native species and ultimately do away with all conventional lawn surrounding my house. I began with my side yard, covering the grass and weeds with cardboard and spreading layers … Continue reading

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