24 October 2022: Today I learned: all about bumblebee mouthparts, thanks to Mary Holland (Naturally Curious), and a little more about my mind/memory. Saddest news:

Mosaic Monday: Snowshoeing an abandoned trail

Snowshoeing the morning of my colonoscopy prep! Beautiful weather, mid-30s, good snow that kept us out of the not-quite-frozen places in the brook, on a

Wednesday Vignette: Golden Blanket

Ginkgo biloba trees — which have been around for 270 million years, have no living relatives, and can live individually for 3,000 years — lose

October in Retrospect

We had a very light frost in late September, which killed leaves on a few of the cucumber plants, and nothing else in my yard.

The Fire of the Frost

It is the life of the crystal, the architect of the flake, the fire of the frost, the soul of the sunbeam. This crisp winter

Wednesday Vignette

It’s Wednesday Vignette time again!

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