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Liken Lichen

The Opposite of Succulent Wild Life Symbiotic association. Algae and fungi. Food, dye, medication. Grow so slowly. Substrate, skull of deer. Making, on that so iconic symbol of death;  white sun-bleached skull bones, A new vegetative life. I like it. Green, … Continue reading

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Tamiasciurus hudsonicus

   

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Slate Dragon Scale

    Slate gray dragon scale, feathered white flashing phoenix tail. Translucent ivory belly and under, pale pink beak, happy to plunder. Song a short trill, in flight a sharp buzzy tzeet, silly dark-eyed junco.     There are five sub-species groups … Continue reading

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Wind Chill 30 below … active northern birds

If I were a bird I think I’d fly south for the winter … but maybe not. Maybe the snow is exhilarating (that would be one word for it), maybe black sunflower seeds are so much tastier than warm, mushy … Continue reading

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Photo Journey – this week’s best action shots

I’ve taken lots of photos with my little pocket digital camera. This week I decided to work on getting action shots outside in the Wisconsin snow focusing on some of my favorite things, my dogs and the birds. Here are … Continue reading

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Walking In the Rain

As a challenge and as a puzzle, I grabbed words from a magnetic word stack, they were: delight, fragrance, bare, water, rain, want, merry, good, cross, above, bell, grace, music, should & awake. A word stack of randomness to make truth of in a … Continue reading

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Walking Down Wester Ave Taking Pictures

Pale blue sky and colored leaves above a gravel road. The sounds of Blue Jays crying and very oddly, the clear, loud howl of a coyote. Weird that. Coyotes sing almost every night, but I haven’t heard any in the morning, ever, on … Continue reading

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In Bloom – enjoying outdoors

My Year in Bloom by Jeanine Renzoni My year in flowers starts with violas or daffodils. I’m not sure why one or the other wins the race to bloom first. Is it daylight or snow melt or soil heat? Both … Continue reading

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Hay Field, robins and horses

It’s Friday afternoon, a sunny beautiful day beginning Memorial weekend. I walked out my backdoor and thought the horses looked stunning in front of the neighbor’s hay-field, which is (unlucky for him) blooming in mustard flowers. I took some photos … Continue reading

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Finding crows

As a teenager I looked early every spring to see if I could find a crow’s nest. My intent was to climb up and steal one of their babies. I wanted a crow for a pet. My brother and I … Continue reading

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