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Redbud, and . . .

Went back to Willowmere Park after my run there this morning, thinking I could try one more time to get an ok photo of eastern redbud in blossom. It’s very noticeable in early spring in woods or hedgerows near us, … Continue reading

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Bad weather coming

But magnolias April 6th: Magnolias April 10th: (Their petals were almost all on the ground after the rainfall April 15th.)

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Aside from Ferry Farm

We took Owen to see Ferry Farm, site of George Washington’s boyhood home, which is in Stafford County, across the Rappahannock from the Fredericksburg City Dock. (Recent photo by Elspeth; Owen’s quite interested in George.) After lunch at the historic … Continue reading

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Wildlife camera: deer at back fence

With last year’s leaves of the American beech trees still displayed behind her.

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First full day of spring

 

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St Stephens Episcopal, Catlett, Virginia

Built 1880. Cedar Run Parish founded 40 years earlier, but original church burnt during Civil War. Shared rectors for many years with nearby Grace Episcopal. For several years in the 50s, had Rev. Charles P. Moncure as rector, perhaps a … Continue reading

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National Aquarium, Baltimore

  Selfie by Tim.

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Grace Episcopal, Casanova, Virginia

Built 1865, a country church on a woodsy dirt road. A nice view across farmland to the east.

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Deer at Dad’s kitchen window

Grazing under the bird feeder

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Hellebore

I’ve seen hellebores blooming even in the dead of winter, but I’m not sure I’ve ever seen such a wide-open bloom.

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