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Almost autumn...

Although the formal handover to autumn isn’t until Tuesday 1st September (I’m using the Met Office definition), just under a week ago, it came barging through the door, pushed summer out of the way and at the time of writing, shows no sign of moving out again! 46 more words


Dundalk Mental Health Association to hold Rose Day tomorrow

The Dundalk Mental Health Association is hosting their annual Rose Day this Friday.

All proceeds from the sale of the roses will go back into the association to help fund much needed social activities for local service users. 36 more words

Local Events

A Little Blue Heron Hunts at Twilight

This Little Blue Heron was intent on catching a meal at dusk last night.  I photographed this bluish-purple wading bird at Sunrise Point on Morse Blvd. 86 more words


Book Review: Her Sister's Shoes by Ashley Farley---and a Giveaway!

Her Sister’s Shoes
Ashley Farley
Leisure Time Books, June 2015
ISBN 978-0-9861672-1-8
Trade Paperback

From the publisher—

Set in the South Carolina Lowcountry and packed with Southern charm and memorable characters, Her Sister’s Shoes is the story of three sisters—Samantha, Jackie, and Faith—who struggle to balance the demands of career and family while remaining true to themselves. 673 more words

Full Reviews

The Natural Wonders of the Laguna de Santa Rosa

My annual road trip to California always takes me back to Sonoma County. Having lived there for many years, it still feels like home every time I visit. 554 more words


What are Phragmites and why are they a Problem?

Non-native Phragmites, also known as common reed, is a perennial, aggressive wetland grass that displaces native plant and animal species. Invasive Phragmites is one of the most widespread plants on Earth and is found worldwide. 125 more words