Category Archives: NOLA nature

Springtime skink

There are so many signs that it’s spring in New Orleans.  The azaleas are popping everywhere, the wisteria is starting up, and the live oak trees are wearing their chartreuse coats of flowers instead of their dark green glossy leaves. … Continue reading

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Ring around the moon

If you’re in NOLA, or nearby, go look now!

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Camellia season

January means winter in most of the Northern hemisphere, and that means snow and ice and bare trees.  But in New Orleans there’s always something blooming.  Enjoy these two camellias,  both in our yard, one a vibrant fuchsia, one a … Continue reading

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Magical sunset

It rained almost all day.  And then we were treated to this as the sun went down.  It looked like the sky was on fire.  My sweetheart and I were driving home together, which is pretty unusual – typically he’s … Continue reading

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Fall comes late to NOLA…

People think we don’t have fall here.  We do, it’s just for a few weeks in December and January.  And spring begins by the end of the month with some of the magnolias blooming early!  I’ve been enjoying the gold … Continue reading

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More precious than diamonds. And they’re free!

Ok, I guess it all depends on who you ask.  Many would say that diamonds are more precious.  But when I walk on the beach I get such enjoyment from noticing the little coquina shells and then taking still life … Continue reading

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Happy New Year from Horn Island!

Where the sun sets through the ghost trees of Katrina.  I just returned home from another beautiful New Year’s trip to the island.  I’m resurrecting this neglected blog with at least a photo per day of my wanderings in NOLA … Continue reading

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