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The Wisdom of the Seven: Chapter 1/7

Once there was a boy who was not quite a man. That moonless night the boy slept fitfully, his dreams plagued with destruction. Screams and blood flew around him, assaulting him from all sides. 649 more words


Barcelona, Spain

As was easily guessed yesterday, the answer to the second where in the world quiz was Barcelona, Spain! I took a shuttle bus from Vianden to Luxembourg City, then a train from Luxembourg City to Paris and a separate train to Barcelona from Paris. 319 more words


Unicorns in unexpected places (Part 2)

I visited Mason Neck West Park, Fairfax County, Virginia USA for the first time on 02 July 2016. There is a small, shallow man-made water retention pond at the park that provides perfect habitat for  149 more words

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Another Common Darter

I really struggled to identify this small dragonfly, but I’m told that it is an aging female Common Darter whose yellow colouring has faded over time. 16 more words


Band-winged Meadowhawk

One of the meadowhawks I see when I’m out and about is the Band-winged.   They love to perch, and they often do it in groups.  If I get too close, they’ll fly away, then almost immediately return to the perch.


Eastern Pondhawk Dragonfly

We went to a local park looking for dragonflies. We found quite a few buzzing around. But most were quite far out of in the lilies. 45 more words