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Shredding leaves

We have splurged on a gadget that pulverizes leaves. We can now transform what many people throw away into a useful garden product.

This Worx electric leaf shredder really tears them apart. 414 more words

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Butterfly Mimics and a Publication Note

On first glance, I thought the butterfly shown above was a late-flying Eastern Black Swallowtail.

After a closer look, I decided the unknown visitor might be a Pipevine Swallowtail. 405 more words


The Rest of the Wren Story

In June of 2015, I noticed that one of the yard’s House Wrens had begun feeding a family of Northern Cardinal nestlings. (Read my initial blog post… 448 more words


2016 Hampton Roads Writers' Conference

I quit writing this summer.

Each time I opened a document, new or old, my inner critic won. Sometimes I closed documents without saving them. 330 more words


In the Yard Playing

In The Yard – ITY23

There are times when I get stuck with my photography because I am looking for that one great image!  The one image everyone will be talking about.  623 more words