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Quayside Poplars

It is dark and wet outside today but here is some sunshine from yesterday. These white poplars (Populus alba) are planted on the quayside by the river Seine; their branches stretch over the footpath by road above.   164 more words


Shadow Trees

Low, midday sun casts perfect tree shadows on the quay walls along the river Seine.  White poplar, horse chestnut, aspen and weeping willow.  The sparse, late leaves stand out like field guide illustrations or stylised stencils.



[Lego Table]: Part 8

Had a blast up at the Great Wolf Lodge this past weekend—as proof of our never-say-die, got to keep playing as long as we can attitude at the indoor water park hotel/resort, I offer a picture of my youngest… 620 more words


Aspen stand

From the Wikipedia page on aspen:

All of the aspens typically grow in large clonal colonies, derived from a single seedling, and spread by means of root suckers; new stems in the colony may appear at up to 30–40 m (98–131 ft) from the parent tree.

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8 Examples That Make Driving in Memphis Frustrating

Academically, theoretically and sometimes in practice, I try to support pedestrian friendly planning, which Memphis thankfully has done some of.  Memphis is a great city, with a lot going for it, and plenty to… 528 more words

Urban Planning

Ham Shack Hutch

My father in law dropped a hint about his birthday/christmas present the last time he was over.  It was in the form of a sticky note drawing of a hutch to complete his new ham shack.   277 more words