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Yellow-fringed Orchid

Fun afternoon botanizing at nearby Foster Falls with, among others, TN State Naturalist Randy Hedgepath, who drove down from the Nashville partly in hopes of photographing the rare white fringeless orchid, … 69 more words

Plant Of The Day

Coyote Calls

If anyone’s still following: Sorry about the lack of updates! I don’t really have a good excuse; I just tend to spread myself a little thin with other activities. 155 more words

Renal Dealings

Ok, so yes, there is a movie title “Renal Dealings”… a mockumentary about black market kidneys! ¬†Too funny!

As you probably guessed, the subject of today’s blog is my kidneys. 492 more words

Health & Wellness

Why Identify Anything?

A key difference between naturalists and biologists that I’ve already discussed is that naturalists’ business is often concerned with what things are. This is especially true for teacher-naturalists, whose job is to share basic information about the natural world with people through events, lectures, school programs and similar. 1,334 more words


The Moment of Truth

I could begin this post with some poetic, flowery prose about ending one chapter of life and beginning the next or insert one of the many common cliches about life’s many milestones. 812 more words



Source Images:
“Marguerite au Sabbat,” by Pascal Dagnan-Bouveret
“Hungarian Portrait,” by Marianne Stokes
“A Capri Witch,” by Marianne Stokes