Monthly Archives: March 2015

03.30.2015 Steve S poked me for this post

The other day, Steve Schwartzman, posted an image of pokeweed (Phytolacca americana)and in replying to my comment observed that I had never posted any of my images of the flower. Poke is the original name but, as many people don’t … Continue reading

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03.29.2015 Sooner or later

Spring will arrive for real.  We’ve had some warm days and rain rather than snow, but winter is still hanging on, not willing to give it up and wait for December’s return. But sooner or later, the temperature will rise … Continue reading

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03.26.2015 Why did I make this image?

Here is another “What do you see” post.  This image is a swamp milkweed (Asclepias incarnata) and it reminded me of something right away.      

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03.23.2015 Monochrome Monday-Frozen Amethyst Brook Waterfall

Another alliterative category of internet posts. I’ve photographed ice in April a few times, so I am not deluding myself into thinking this is it for big ice this season.  But I sure hope so.  I don’t mind a few … Continue reading

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03.22.2015 Still the Murph

A little while back I promised an update.  Although he had a rough morning, Murphy is still hanging in there.  He surprised his vet last week with how well he is doing and we are thankful for each additional day … Continue reading

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03.21.2015 Anticipation

We had some snow again today and temperatures are to be below freezing by quite a bit the next few nights.  Sounds like more ice photography to come.  Mary Beth, as is true for most everyone I know…and don’t know, … Continue reading

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03.19.2015 Sweatin’ to the moldies

I am a little free and easy with the titles (although mold is a fungus)…this isn’t very moldy, but it sure is sweaty.  The bracket fungus Red-banded Polypore (Fomitopsis pinicola) aka Red-belted Conk quite often exudes sweat-like moisture (guttation) in … Continue reading

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