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Riding The Tide

Took a little field trip for my birthday last month and rode The Tide, our new light rail transit, into downtown Norfolk. The local rag reports that use to date is higher than expected! Overall, the rail journey was quite … Continue reading

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Plastic Canada Goose Death

Occasionally, one of the faux Canada Geese that decorates my neighbor’s flower garden collapses onto my property. I found the poor fellow down and pinned by vines and stems this afternoon while photographing my own garden’s bounty. Go tell Aunt … Continue reading

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Close to The Edge for Parsley

My parsley-eating friends, Papilio polyxenes or Black Swallowtail caterpillars, have come for another visit. This one shows off its acrobatic skills, dangling at the end of a stem of parsley in order to munch every last leaf. Papilio polyxenes caterpillars … Continue reading

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The Last of the Mushrooms

The impromptu mushroom display is fading and without more rain it is likely that the show is over for this year. Here’s a little slideshow of the genus Mycena (I think) that I found tucked away in a shady corner … Continue reading

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Mushroom Mania

Here’s a slideshow featuring the best shots of what I believe are genus Amanita from my recent fungi infestation fascination. Anyone out there have any idea of the species? Shortlink: http://wp.me/p1tGZT-Xc

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Massively Mutated Mushroom

I took another mushroom picture to the Photoshop: I don’t know how long this mushroom mania is going to continue. My posts are usually about political and social issues, so maybe it’s the metaphor of the mushroom that underlies all … Continue reading

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Massively Multiplying Mushrooms

The abundant rain from Hurricane Irene prompted massive mushroom growth. About 50 mushrooms of two different species have sprouted in the yard, giving me lots of photographic opportunities. Keeping an eye out for Hobbits and Faeries. Shortlink: http://wp.me/p1tGZT-Wv

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