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Artist Date: Snowdrops

I was heading for the car to go grocery shopping last Friday afternoon when I saw a shaft of sunlight illuminating a patch of snowdrops in the shrubby area behind our house. Spring had sprung, and it was backlit. I … Continue reading

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Bud in Bloom: Days 1 and 2

I had seriously considered taking Bud the Amaryllis with me on my road trip, but I had to pack for two seasons as it was, so I left him/her/it behind when I drove to Ohio last Friday. It was a … Continue reading

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Another Bud Update

I’m astounded to report that Bud has grown a full six inches since the previous photo session on March 11, now measuring 12.5 inches from its little pointy head to the point where it emerges from the bulb. I wish … Continue reading

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Categories + Tags ‚Ȇ 10

I learned a new word today from TimeThief’s most recent post :¬†spamdexing. It refers to the practice of boosting your page views by adding irrelevant categories and tags (keywords that help search engines index internet content) to your posts. Overdoing … Continue reading

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Amy and Bud

The Amazing Astounding Amaryllis with the saucer-sized blossoms that I wrote about last week is fading, but I’m happy to report that over the weekend I discovered that Amy has a sequel in the works. (For the original post, click … Continue reading

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