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The Constant Drip, Drip, Drip…

We had some freezing rain this morning.  This afternoon has been cloudy and misty.  There is snow, ice, and water on the ground.  The short walk from my apartment to my mailbox was wet and pretty unpleasant. Icicles have formed … Continue reading

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Enduring the Rain

We have had cool rainy weather here for at least four days.  It is getting pretty old.  This afternoon the rain quit for a while and the sun came out, but it was still cool.  I walked around a little … Continue reading

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Rain and Butterflies

When it rains in the spring you will not see butterflies.  Not so with summer rains.  I did not get outside this morning, but went out with my camera shortly after noon.  I had to change my plans soon, though, … Continue reading

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More Rain

We have had rainy weather for three days now.  Today was cool and rainy all day–cool enough that Pat started the wood burner.  But I went out briefly and took some photos.  There was a light rain while I was … Continue reading

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It Finally Rained!

Not much really–only about 1/10 of an inch.  Not even close to breaking the drought. Have you ever seen giant ragweed wilt?  I didn’t think it would–it is one of the toughest weeds out there. The long spell of extremely … Continue reading

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Drying Out

We had a lot of rain this morning–about an inch and a half.  Then the sun came out and it started to dry off. I found this red admiral basking in the sun, deep in the weeds. Almost dry, but … Continue reading

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Sometimes You Get Lucky

We had some thunderstorms today–warm, summer-like rains.  I went outside shortly after one of the showers and looked for insects on the side of a locust tree trunk.  This tree has some great lichens which I knew would look spectular … Continue reading

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