Category Archives: Summer

New Chickens & Garden Update

Yesterday we added four new chickens to our flock.  They are 10 weeks old, 2 Easter Eggers & a silver-laced Wyandotte & a gold-laced Wyandotte.  While we have 5 other chickens, only one is laying regularly, and two others sporadically.  … Continue reading

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A Wildflower Walk

Last weekend we took a walk to seek and find the spring wildflowers. Here’s what we found: Beech trees in bud Sessile bellwort (thanks to Miss M for the ID) Bloodroot Blue Cohosh Duchman’s Breeches & Spring Beauty More Duchman’s … Continue reading

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Bass Harbor Sunset

After a couple of gray days during our vacation in Maine, I caught a glimpse of some color out the window as we ate dinner. I walked down to photograph it. Still there wasn’t much color, but the schooners that … Continue reading

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Maine Photos

As promised, here are some of the photos from our week in Maine. We stayed in Bass Harbor, on Mt. Desert Island. The first evening the sea was pink. We did the Acadia Park Loop Road and visited Bar Harbor … Continue reading

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August Flowers

Here are a few things in bloom now in the flower garden. Pale yellow hollyhock The Tiger Lily was a surprise, since last year it didn’t bloom. Purple Cone Flower Black-eyed Susan Double orange daylily Lemon Thyme Sunflower What’s blooming … Continue reading

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