Category Archives: Photography

And now a word from our sponsor…..

In an act of shameless self-promotion (while I’m getting my next REAL post ready), I would like to present my Etsy photography store, right here. FYI, if anyone sees an image they would like a print of on this blog, … Continue reading

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We’re on a Sumac Roll, Aromatically Speaking

There is a new post in our native plants pages on Rhus aromatica, sometimes called Aromatic Sumac.  Defend your chickens and tan some leather.  Or just grow a nice plant or two.  It’s here: http://nadiasyard.com/our-native-plants/sumac-aromatic-rhus-aromatica/. Also, Nadia is working on … Continue reading

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Men of Rice

This is not really about our backyard, except that that’s where I was when the memory washed over me, early one morning, about 4 a.m. or thereabouts, as I shivered and stared up at the sky, hoping to see the … Continue reading

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Leafscapes

Sometimes you have to look close  

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Summer’s End

O Autumn, lie down on me and cover me with russet and gold. I will not sweep you away, or tell the lie that only Spring is real.

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Nature’s Pauses

“Nature’s music is never over; her silences are pauses, not conclusions.”  Mary Webb. ——————————— I wandered recently into our backyard, camera in hand, to see what drama might unfold in front of me this day, and the first thing I … Continue reading

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Image Galleries—Finally

I’m finally getting around to putting some images up!  You can view them under “Image Gallery” and switch between the different topics at the lower left of the gallery screen, where it says All Categories.  More images will be added … Continue reading

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A Fair Trade

We may not have any more parsley in our yard, but we should soon have a bumper crop of Black Swallowtails.

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