Category Archives: Nature
Ate our sandwiches at the foot of the National Airport runway, with the 14th Street Bridge, Jefferson Memorial, and Washington Monument behind us (but somehow failed to get a plane taking off into the frame).
On a morning run at Willowmere Park I passed a stunning display of thistles. I walked back for a closer look and found more to see than just weeds. The hummingbird moth was a bonus but the bindweed so entranced … Continue reading
Gareth’s shot of all present: Then a long, gray drive home. After 90 minutes east to Altoona, here I started south.
In July, some from the garden, some from the roadside: Tall Phlox, Cornflower, Black-Eyed Susan, Mimosa, Queen Anne’s Lace, Rose of Sharon, Smooth Sumac
Wikipedia article on the American red squirrel
Wikipedia article on the 1763 battle
Wikipedia acticle on the raccoon