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Day in the Garden

August 25, 2018 - Spunk Here's a series of photos from the garden today. The sunset and moonrise were taken from the levee last night....
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The 19th on The 19th

August 19, 2018 - One of many locks on the canals in northeast Paris. On July 19, 2018, we met Anne, who I know from blogging, at Répub...
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Birds, Bees, Flowers, Butterflies, Cats

August 18, 2018 - Spunk Loki Spunk eyes Sasha Marble...
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Selfie

August 10, 2018 - The Natural History Museum in Paris had a special exhibit with a skeleton of Tyrannosaurus Rex that they were making a b...
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Beauty & The Barf

June 23, 2018 - Spunk in grass by the Beta Rose. Photo by Laurie. "¡Hola pesky Paparazzo! ¿Qué pasa?" "Excusez-moi, je dois al...
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Macros 4 Mother's Day

May 13, 2018 - Solar system balloon Loki, Lola and I were still in bed at sunrise. Loki was sprawled out from my thighs to my stomac...
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Open 4 Mother's Day

May 12, 2018 - Spunk and Lola think it's about time I got my butt into gear, cleaned and opened the deck. I got new flowers to plant...
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No April Showers, Still Have May Flowers

May 01, 2018 - Double Delight We got zero measurable precipitation in April; however, today, May 1st, we have a lot more roses and f...
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Today's Flowers

March 25, 2018 - White in yellow crocus. Since a sunset happened yesterday, preempting flowers, here are today's flowers. Color c...
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Of Pancake & Macros

March 17, 2018 - Tiny daffodil in the catio. As macro season continues to rev up, tiny daffodils are blooming in the catio. I made a C...
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Macro Madness

March 11, 2018 - Early blooming tulips are coming up and our five-on-one plum tree bloomed yesterday. We had sunshine and 72º F (22.2º C)...
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First Frost

October 07, 2017 - Spunk and I went out at sunrise to see if the balloons were coming our way. We didn't see balloons this morning, but we...
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Ballerina

August 13, 2017 - Ballerina Spunk does his own modern cat imitation of a ballerina.
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Floral Fireworks

July 03, 2017 - Evel Boll Weevil the Assassin Bug invites you to a floral fireworks extravaganza. Enjoy the show....
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Dream Catchers

May 04, 2017 - Sweet dreams!
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Floral Fire & Ice

April 08, 2017 - Tulips on fire Icy white tulip Lady Banks came into full bloom today Austrian Copper starting to bloom to...
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The Buzzards and the Hummingbird Moth

April 07, 2017 - Buzzards flew above my head today Flew so high they kissed the moon A hummingbird moth buzzed round my feet today Cur...
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Frost Bites

April 05, 2017 - We had some of the best wisteria in years. But a biting frost last night took care of the wisteria. White tuli...
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A Saturday in a Life

February 18, 2017 - I saw the dawn today oh boy A ring of fire filled morning sky Yellows push reds purples into gray Sunlight fought Cl...
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Old Film and a Macro Lens

September 28, 2016 - "Develop before 10/2004" is printed on the box of Kodak Max 400 film I used to create these images. There is probably a...
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Surprise

September 23, 2016 -
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Small World

September 17, 2016 - I got out my macro lens and took a walk through the garden with it....
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Garden Miscellany

September 03, 2016 - Dream Come True Dahlia Altisimo Cooper's Hawk Cosmos Cooper's Hawk taking flight Altisimo...
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Critters & Roses

August 18, 2016 - From my walk in the garden this afternoon. Rainbow Sorbet Veteran's Honor Leaf Hopper on Vete...
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High Desert Forests

July 08, 2016 - Pearl Crescent butterfly in a forest of wild flowers Wild flowers with bee Hummingbird feeding at the top...
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A Busy Day

June 30, 2016 - Spunk: "Didn't you get me anything?" After all the care from Laurie and the kitties, all your well wishes and positiv...
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Checkered Beetle and Bees

June 27, 2016 - Checkered Beetle on wildflowers Bee on a carrot bloom Bee on cosmos
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HDR

June 17, 2016 - H erzogii — Floral forest of Cosmos herzogii I 've been H olding D a R eins all week long while working, cat herding,...
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Stop! Listen to the Bird!

June 12, 2016 - "Stop!" After a rather short night with lots of trips to the bathroom, I finally woke up, dragged myself out of bed,...
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Tiger Lilies

June 11, 2016 - I was supposed to crash today, but it didn't happen; therefore, we worked on food prep, the yard, watering, cat herding...
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In the Garden

May 29, 2016 - Laurie and I celebrated our 34th wedding anniversary in the garden. All those years together is reflected in our garden...
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13 Fotos For Friday The 13th

May 12, 2016 - Iris and Dr Huey Lady Banks Hopper on a Huey Cherry Parfait Tuscan Sun Crab Spider Stars &...
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Love Bugs & Iris

April 27, 2016 - Ladybugs having fun in the early morning sun This iris has the blues sunny side up backlit A...
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Stop and Smell the Flowers

April 26, 2016 - We got a variety of flowers that Laurie planted in a flower bowl on the deck. She put a couple of branches that broke of...
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Three Little Daffies Don Peach

March 20, 2016 - These are the same " Three Little Daffies " that were yellow when I posted them on March 16th. The daffodils are named "...
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Last Cranes First Bloom

February 28, 2016 - Sandhill Cranes hanging out in the field next door There are a handful of Sandhill Cranes hanging around in the neigh...
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Snakes, Kitties, Lizards, Flowers & Hoodoos T – 22 Days

December 09, 2015 - Me with Red and Blue Nick Guildenstern & Tristan Nick and Rosencrantz Stretch Guildenstern...
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Kilgore & Tyler T – 23 Days

December 08, 2015 - Kilgore, Texas — Oil! Oil! Oil! Mercado's Restaurant in Tyler, Te...
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More Sunflowers Sunday

September 05, 2015 - We got more decent blooms on some of the various sunflowers we planted in early summer.
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Sunflowers Friday

September 03, 2015 - We planted a variety of sunflowers, and they have all grown up, but the grasshoppers have been chewing off the buds befo...
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Fun Fight & Flowers Friday

August 13, 2015 - A new set of loppers came in and the slim box prompted Spunk and Sasha to have a sparing session. The flowers are lookin...
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Friday's Flowers — Lilies

June 25, 2015 - Lilies abound, and finally a new record on the daily stair climb after what seems like months with no records. Jay did a...
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Iris in the Rain

May 06, 2015 - We are starting to get a nice variety of iris. After hovering between 2:35 and 2:40 for the past several...
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First and Last Blooms

April 22, 2015 - I discovered our first iris and Austrian Copper had bloomed when I got home last night. Our wisteria got zapped by the h...
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Betty Boop

April 19, 2015 - Betty Boop is our second rose to bloom this year. A parrot tulip getting ready to bloom looks like it could be in the "L...
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iFly

April 14, 2015 -
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Flora & Kitty Fauna

April 08, 2015 - The wisteria is blooming, along with the different colored tulips. The cats have been getting in some tip top lounging....
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I Love the Flower Girl

April 04, 2015 - And she makes me happy... Happy Easter!
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Flowers & Food

March 29, 2015 - I was going to print Spunk's negatives yesterday and have his photos up today, but, alas, digging out ditches the gopher...
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Red Tulips at Sunset

March 07, 2015 - When I left Saturday morning to go work on Tristan's wall, I noticed a red tulip was getting ready to bloom. By the time...
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Yellow

February 25, 2015 - Our first bloom.
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The Last Orchid

February 21, 2015 - This orchid I got for my birthday in October has shed all it's flowers but this one.
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