Tag Archives: nature

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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Fall treats on the Appalachian Trail and beyond

I know I’m “officially” not supposed to apologize about not blogging because it’s trite and no one cares, but I will anyway.  I’ve been fine.  I guess I can blame it on the hurricane, but that was an awfully long … Continue reading

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Summer treat #27- summer butterfly

My sweetheart snapped this photo of a long-tailed skipper in the garden.  I love its beautiful peacock-colored body!

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Summer treat #22 – Summer swamp

Lots of rain makes the swamp extra-beautiful.  The bugs are not as bad as you might think, and the sounds of frogs, birds and insects are like a symphony.

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Weekly photo challenge: today

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Wordless Wednesdays — Anniversary flowers

  While these pretty wildflowers (weeds) bloom for much of the year, I remember seeing a field of them in a vacant lot on the way to pick up favors for our April wedding – seventeen years ago!  So when … Continue reading

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April, already?

Blogging and living – sometimes I don’t seem to find the time to do both!  All is well and life is good.  And it’s April!  Time for festivals galore, and time in less than a week for me to take … Continue reading

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