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Procrastination personified!

I admit it! I procrastinated when it came to posting our family Christmas Day photos. I have two excuses: I used my brand-new Christmas gift camera lens to take the pictures. I wasn’t thrilled with the results I got, and … Continue reading

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Strange names!

Some birds have the strangest names, don’t they? Take a close look at this one: He is a yellow-bellied sapsucker. Now that’s a strange name, but a logical one when you learn that he drills holes in the trees so … Continue reading

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A new sign of spring

Seven or eight deer, all does, dashed across the trail in front of me today. I expected a buck to be chasing them, but none appeared as they melted into the trees on the other side of the trail. Spring … Continue reading

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Tufted titmouse

Tufted titmouse

Hungry titmouse always shows up for a photo opp when peanuts are involved.

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Come, take a walk…

Take a walk on a sunny-blue-sky day in North Chagrin Reservation… Northeast Ohio is at its best in the month of October when living on the south shore of Lake Erie is truly a blessing.

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Scenes from the Arboretum

Except for cold fingers and toes, this was a good day for a walk in the Arboretum. The chilly air and grey skies must have discouraged visitors because I didn’t meet up with too many other walkers, but the scenery … Continue reading

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Cabbage white

We haven’t seen much sun recently. Even the little cabbage white butterfly was enjoying the novelty on this sunny Sunday afternoon.

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Hallelujah, a sunny day!

After almost a week of cool and rainy, mostly-below-70-degrees days, the sun came out. What a beautiful day this turned into! So after church Bob, Gulliver and I took a walk in the Holden Arboretum. ¬†We saw a hummingbird, lots … Continue reading

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Busy day!

We started the day with a (long) drive down country for Michael’s cross-country meet at the Trumbull County fairgrounds. We drove through Lake County, then Geauga County, and finally Trumbull County. Along the way we enjoyed the wonderful fall colors … Continue reading

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All of a sudden…

All of a sudden it’s autumn, and the colors, especially the reds, are amazing. It must have something to do with all the cold and rainy weather Mother Nature inflicted on us for the past couple of weeks. This week, … Continue reading

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