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The Year That Was – 2019 – July to September

The highlight of this period was our visit to the USA. We were mostly in New Your City but we also took a 24 hour dash to Philadelphia… so, I can now claim to have been in at least three … Continue reading

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Macro Monday – Living in the Past!

Loads of winter macros going these last few weeks… understandably so, but… just because I’m homesick for summer, I’ll go dig in the archives and share some summer sunshine… for this week’s Sunshine Macro Monday challenge. Why not… I mean… … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tree – Technically Knot!

Yes… today’s tree is really only a bush, a shrub or a weed, depending on your point of view. So, how dare I cheat and plonk it on here? Easy… as I’ve been prone to say… this is my blog … Continue reading

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Wildlife Wednesday – Monarch Munching

This is a comment I left over at de Wets Wild post about the African Monarch butterfly… WoW Dries, you’ve taught me something new, again! I really didn’t know that Africa (and surrounds) had it’s own Monarch! So, maybe the … Continue reading

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Macro Monday – Another American Beauty!

I left a comment over at Irene’s Sunshine’s Macro Monday issue eleven roundup… that I may just return to New York for today’s challenge. So, here we go… back to Brooklyn Heights… where we spotted quite a few Monarchs. I … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday – Three-Pronged Delight…

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Seaside Saturday – Summer Serenade…

So… summer comes… summer goes. This is most likely one of the last small tortoiseshells we’ll see out and about now that the dreaded winter in encroaching. Yes… dreaded – I don’t like cold!

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Wednesday’s Wildflower Woes

Yesterday I mowed the lawn. Well, I put the daisy destroyer to bad use. The daisy destroyer? That’s how I’ve christened the lawnmower. I don’t like lawns… I usually refer to them as green deserts. I don’t like gardening in … Continue reading

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