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Watercolor Milkweed

I collected a monarch caterpillar several weeks ago and at the same time I started a watercolor painting of the little larvae. As he safely munched fresh milkweed leaves, I worked on the painting. Within a few days a bright … Continue reading

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Preserving a Memory

I do “take time to smell the roses”. To savor a moment in time, to strive to remember all its details thinking that the memory will never fade.    But sometimes the rose in the field fades too quickly for … Continue reading

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Scatter Seeds, Gather Weeds

Several years ago my sister gave me this cute little gardening stake.   I’ve been gathering weed seeds this week.  That’s right.  And I plan to scatter them and plant rows of them around my yard for a bumper crop … Continue reading

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