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A Day in My Garden

Happy Easter! Today I remembered that I hadn’t planted the first batch of seeds in my garden, which I had hoped to do a couple of weeks ago. It has rained so much lately that the soil has been too … Continue reading

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Seedlings!

Who doesn’t love planting seeds? Two weeks ago I planted the first seeds of the season, and put them in the dining room where I am fortunate to have a large south facing window. Several days later, they began to … Continue reading

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Point Defiance Trail

Yesterday we took a short hike on the Point Defiance Trail that starts along the north bank of the South Yuba River, near the covered bridge at Bridgeport. The area is accessed by Pleasant Valley Road, from either Highway 20 … Continue reading

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Bryant’s Savannah Sparrow at MacKerricher State Park

My first love was the Pacific Ocean. Then I discovered the Sierra Nevada. So although I enjoy living in the foothills, I was thrilled to spend an afternoon along the coast last Sunday. I spotted this Bryant’s Savannah Sparrow at MacKerricher State Park … Continue reading

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Picture a Day #337 – Surviving Tragedy

On a day like today, nothing makes sense. Why anyone would turn their rage against innocent children, in a place that should be safe: a school, is only one of many questions we have. There are no answers, only more … Continue reading

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Picture a Day #279 – Fall Textures

This image represents the many textures of Fall.

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Picture a Day #276 – Acorn Woodpecker

I don’t know what it is about the Acorn woodpeckers that are so busily storing nuts under the roof of my cabin, among other places. They are so persistent. They are such a presence. While I was working at the … Continue reading

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