Monthly Archives: May 2011

Fresh Flowers

Winterberry Blossom Unidentified White Wood Violet Wild Cherry Blossom White Lilac Light Purple Lilac Lily of the Valley Hawthorne Advertisements

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Out Foxed

There are several fox burrows along the road where our mailbox stands. In the early morning, if we are very stealthy, we can snap a good picture of a fox!

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Dazed and Confused

About this time of year we have lots of “suicidal” birds around our house. They fly rapidly into our windows and knock themselves out, if not dead. Usually, they are just stunned and have to rest a while before they … Continue reading

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More Signs of Spring

Toad Emerging Oak Leaf Bracken Fiddle-head Wood Violets Wild Strawberry Blossoms Marsh Marigold Dog Tooth Violet Yellow Wood Violet Blossoms

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Morel Magic

My husband and I had our best morel mushroom hunting expedition ever. We rose early and left the house by 7:00 A.M. in dense fog with the temperature hovering around 50F. We drove to our favorite area and look what … Continue reading

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Flora Up North – May 2011

Anemone quinquefolia Caltha palustris Trillium Daffodil Cultivar Anemone

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Quilts of Valor – Battle Stars

I just finished up a new quilt for the Quilts of Valor foundation. The mission of the QOV Foundation is to cover ALL those service- members and veterans touched by war with Wartime Quilts called Quilts of Valor (QOVs). I … Continue reading

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