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Politics at the Pond

The swamp has not been drained.  The politicians just sit there in the muck.  The warty ones seem to have a slight majority.  Their voices are deep and they drone on and on.  But the slimy ones chip in, too … Continue reading

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Back at the Mud Flats

I revisited the same muddy shoreline that I visited yesterday at Lincoln Access, along Saylorville Reservoir in Iowa. Two bumblebees were still working the remnants of a cattail plant.  Their pollen baskets are loaded. A weevil wandered along the dried … Continue reading

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Frog Tracks

The hot dry weather has taken its toll on our little pond.  It is barely a mud puddle now, and may dry up entirely. Still, frogs (apparently bullfrogs) leave the edge of the pond upon my approach and head for the … Continue reading

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