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Photo of the Week - September 7, 2017

The numerous wildfires in the western U.S. and Canada have been sending smoke out our way, especially earlier this week.  I got up early Monday morning to catch the sunrise, hoping a smoky haze would soften the light well into the morning and give me a good long opportunity for photography.   469 more words

Prairie Photography

Haiku: Cardinal Flower

Red gets attention
Butterflies seek their nectar
Plant and they will come

Haiku by PamelaWLucas 9/2/17

Inspirational photo by CCO Creative Commons at Pixabay

Cluttered Closet

8/27/17 Stopping and Looking Here in the Landmass Now Known as Alabama

Texas is in the throes of Hurricane Harvey. Best wishes to all the Texans in its disruptive, destructive path. We are being told that epic amounts of rainfall are expected. 2,610 more words

Making Greeting Cards From Photographs

Have I ever mentioned that besides my love of taking pictures, I am also in love with “photoshop-ping” pictures.  Mind you, I use only my own photographs. 395 more words

Thirsty Thursday

Well, folks, it’s been a few years since this old squirrel has seen a good stand of Cardinal Flower, Lobelia cardinals. But I did this week. 168 more words

Backyard Habitat

The Case of the Mistakenly Labeled Lobelias

I love Cardinal Flowers (Lobelia cardinalis), but they don’t love me. Which is to say, they always die on me after a couple of years. 461 more words

Native Plants And Wildflowers

Spicebush and cardinal

Cardinal flowers (Lobelia cardinalis) are now in bloom at Huntley Meadows Park. In addition to being beautiful, these vivid red flowers attract butterflies, like this Spicebush Swallowtail butterfly ( 17 more words