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Honey Bee and Hosta

On the same evening that I photographed the dragonflies I also found this honey bee investigating the late blooms on one of my neighbor’s Hosta plants.  The light was rapidly fading and I waited to catch the last warm rays … Continue reading

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Day Lily – In Search of Beauty

Day lilies are a common ornamental in Minnesota. They’re a hardy plant that can, left on their own, take over a yard or forgotten patch in an alley. They’re derisively called ditch lilies because they’re often found growing abundantly along … Continue reading

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Spring?

Minnesotans are well aware of Mother Nature’s perverse sense of humor. The arrival of Spring was preceded by several days of warm weather that melted much of the snow and the winter doldrums that everyone was experiencing: the sixth snowiest … Continue reading

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Garden #2, Abadania, Brazil 2010

Unlike Minneapolis in the late fall, where only a few flowers continue to bloom, Abadania is alive with color. As I was taking pictures of this flowering vine a large bee flew near me, going from flower to flower.  At … Continue reading

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Fall Garden, Abadania, Brazil, 2010

My wife and I were in Brazil, staying in the small town of Abadania for a couple of weeks. Our apartment faced onto a beautiful garden and walkway. The window in the front room framed a flowering tree across the … Continue reading

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