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Garden walk

Normally, July in Illinois is not a rainy month.  Hot & humid, yes.  Wet, no. Normally, we are wanting a good rain.  Not so much this year.   I am thankful my gardening is done predominantly as a hobby and … Continue reading

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It’s August!

 Where have I been?  What have I been doing?  Where has summer gone?   It’s August!!   Does that answer those questions for anyone else?  Does August always hold a feeling of a bit of panic, even when you are … Continue reading

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Morning (attempt at) Photography

Yesterday morning I attempted to photograph the morning dew, sparkling in the sunrise, on my flowers.  The flowers, I determined, look better from a distance (which is not unlike me …). A cloud then passed over my subject. A gray … Continue reading

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