Category Archives: Spring

Dad’s birthday weekend

With Nick and Judy, Gareth and Nancy, we celebrated Dad’s birthday on what was coincidentally Memorial Day Weekend. Dad and I had a walk in Duff Park one day and Beaver Run the next, where we noticed an exceptionally large … Continue reading

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From the wildlife camera, Jan-Apr, 2018

26 images, about 10 seconds apart. Click the image to skip the wait. By the way, we’re not actively trying to fence the critters out — only to keep the dog in. We’ve seen adult deer easily jumping that 5′ … Continue reading

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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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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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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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St David’s Day

Sandy surprised me with this first daffodil — I’d said none were out yet.

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Willowmere Park

Below is another shot of this tree taken 4/4/2018, this time from the opposite direction and looking uphill rather than down. No geese this time.

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What was she thinking?

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