Category Archives: Botany

HAPPY ‘NIPPY’ SABBATH

Morning temps in the teens and low twenties here these days. Until a couple of days ago, the mums were still holding up, so I brought in a large armload, hoping some could be used in the pulpit flower arrangement.  … Continue reading

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HAPPY SABBATH — ENJOY SOME FLORA

WOW!!   This blog seems to be mixed up with another by the same name.  That is, they’re both mine, but accessed from here differently.   And sent differently some how.  Consequently, I’ve posted sometimes on one and sometimes on the other … Continue reading

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CREATION WEEK — 7TH DAY — HAPPY SABBATH

Thus the heavens Photo by Steve Jurvetson: Milky Way from Black Rock Desert, Nevada (from web) and the earth, Photo by Smiles — Fleming’s sheep near Eagle, ID and all the host of them, were finished.    And on the seventh … Continue reading

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HOW CAN I SAY THANKS?

Cold rain most of yesterday.  Then, in the late afternoon, slanting sunlight began to touch the garden.  I grabbed my camera, and this is one of the results.  and another…    and another…  and another…  and another…  and another…   Long … Continue reading

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SHADED YELLOW MUM

Okay, I may have shown yellow mums before.  Well, I’m smitten by mums.  Especially in dappled shade.  Shade or no shade, they’re so “seasonal”.  Here goes. :}  Smiles

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MORE FALL FOLIAGE IN WALLA WALLA

:}  Smiles

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FALL FOLIAGE IN PIONEER PARK

What’s there to say about our fall foliage? I’ll let several photos say several thousand words. Well, this ancient Plane tree’s foliage is just barely starting to turn color, but I couldn’t resist this view.  Several of these 100-year-old giants … Continue reading

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