I am surprised each year by how early this sign of spring occurs. This year, after a nasty winter, on 3/4/10.
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Dropped food - eat it or not?
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Dad, who died 17 years ago, was a leader of his community, a widely respected educator, and a man of great religious faith. He also pocketed spoons from restaurants engraved on each one a credit line to the benefactor. I hope to write a book about him som
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Grandbaby “danced” in last summer’s sun with a bronze statue at Kingwood Center, Mansfield OH. What a happy moment, and how different from the atmosphere and mood of February, 2010.
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We bought this poinsettia just before Christmas 2008, all red and right.
It turned red again in late summer 2009 but stayed green for Christmas.
Now, almost three months late, it’s turning itself on again,
adding to the confusion that already reign
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There’s something about the redness of this type of rose after a summer rain that pushes it to the edge of surreal - just a notch away from being too red to look at. Photographed 7/29/09.
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When the icicle from the roof meets the snow piled on the grill, I quit.
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Deer outside my kitchen window at dusk recently struck many poses for me before they scattered. This one has dancerly characteristics.
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Ah Ha! They caught me shooting their hindquarters from inside my kitchen.
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It was nearly dark when creatures of the night sniffed out our bird feeder. I shot through the kitchen window and captured their dancer-like poses.
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Venus, the faithful garden statue, has been dressed in ice for days.
We’re both tired of it.
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Ice covering Central Ohio made a spectacular backdrop for the iron cross that sits on our window ledge. It was hand-forged by my son, a bladesmith.
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Here’s a popsicle tree - seed pods of a the backyard locust wrapped in ice and colored yellow by a late-afternoon sun.
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Seed balls on our sycamore tree sort of look like marshmallows - encrusted by ice and spotlighted by the sun.
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Okay, I jacked up the blue tint. Still, pretty true to what’s happening in Ohio today (2/5/10).
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"Coming events cast their shadows before"
Only six more months ...