Category Archives: 365 Project

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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TREES PLANTED BY THE WATER

“Blessed is the man who trusts in the LORD . . . For he will be like a tree planted by the water.” Jeremiah 17:7-8a. Pioneer Park is my all around favorite park.  Partly, because it is handy for my … Continue reading

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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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HAPPY SABBATH — MY FATHER’S WORLD

This Is My Father’s World This is my Father’s world, And to my list’ning ears, All nature sings, and round me rings The music of the spheres.   This is my Father’s world, I rest me in the thought Of rocks … Continue reading

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BEAUTIFUL DAHLIAS

Friend, Lou, gave us tubers of this pink Dahlia, and my camera loved all angles of the blooms.  I don’t recall ever growing these wonderful flowers before — too lazy to dig in the fall and find a frost-proof place … Continue reading

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METALLIC GREEN BEE IN THE AUTUMN

 Sweat Bee (Halictid) Green Metallic Bee (Agapostemon splendens)   Maybe that should be “Splendid Metallic Green Bee”?   Anyway the name is a mouthful for such a pretty little bug.   Here is one sucking nectar from a perennial aster.  Sorry the image … Continue reading

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MONKEY SHINES — WITH A CHAINSAW

My son, Steve Gregg (almost old enough to be a grandpa), limbing the black walnut overhanging my back yard.  Out on a limb   Timburrr! :}  

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