Tag Archives: Nature

Let it rain….

“If the rain comes, They run and hide their heads, They might as well be dead, If the rain comes, If the rain comes” – The Beatles, Rain It started raining Saturday night, rained all day Sunday, took a short break Monday, and it … Continue reading

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The tail of a wasp

For the last week or so this wasp has been building its nest in the corner of our portico. I don’t know much about wasp or Entomology but I do like bugs and what I know about this busy lady is … Continue reading

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The universe in a pool of water

It was just a little wet spot. Less a bog and more a hole where some water couldn’t escape. The Davidson River was just twenty feet behind it. I imagine when the river overflowed its banks this little indention in … Continue reading

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Attracting birds

“I can find God in nature, in animals, in birds and the environment.” – Pat Buckley Several years ago my wife and I did a renovation and addition to our house. Our home had what is referred to as a … Continue reading

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Daylight giving back time

“I don’t mind going back to daylight saving time. With inflation, the hour will be the only thing I’ve saved all year.” –  Victor Borge This Sunday is Daylight Savings Time or as I like to call it, Daylight Giving … Continue reading

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Rare views

“In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.” –  John Muir We spent the weekend in a cabin up in woods outside of the DuPont State Forest. There was nothing fancy about the accommodations, a soft … Continue reading

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Dead batteries

When I was a kid I made a flashlight out of D battery, a flashlight bulb, a small piece of wire used to tie a bread bag and scotch tape. Now this wasn’t rocket scientist stuff nor was I on track to … Continue reading

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