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Lilly Encounters Her First Alien

Ever notice that dogs don’t startle much? The neighborhood is getting ready early for Halloween. Steve takes Lilly for a walk to the vet. It’s in the neighborhood and he wanted to re-familiarize her for the shots she’s getting next week and to weigh her. She lost a pound and walked in like she owned […]

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Insect Or Drone?

Can insects communicate with humans, so the human knows what they’re communicating? I open the blinds and there clings an insect to the screen. Big as far as insects I’ve seen go. I stared and the insect stared back. I could sense the insect strategizing as it attempted to slowly move it’s legs. Maybe it […]

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Spring Walks Me Home

singing its spring songs all the way to Lilly’s House:

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Domesticated Flowers Growing Wild Along The Road

 

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The Death And Birth Of A Marigold

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Black Squirrels In Lakewood

I never heard of a black squirrel. Never saw one in person or in a picture. While walking with Steve to view some of the apartment/condo buildings on the Gold Coast near where we live, we happened upon a bunch of black squirrels in a small region of a small neighborhood, running from yard to […]

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A Catalpa Tree Grows Where I live

Years ago, in our front yard on Arthur Street in Springfield Massachusetts grew a catalpa tree. Large leaves with long bean-like pods and white pungent flowers that stuck to the sidewalk where they fell. That was a long time ago and the tree has since been taken down. In all the places I lived since […]

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Hibiscus Waking Up In Cleveland

 

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A Banana Tree Grows In Cleveland

 

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Spring Afternoon Delight

A mile in my own shoes yesterday was a Spring Afternoon Delight!

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GOURDS GALORE

 

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Beauty On The Corner Of Cleveland And Lakewood

 

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