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FOTD: Tulip Behind Fence

I peeked at this tulip growing in my neighbor’s prairie garden.

Posted for Cee’s FOTD 5/25/19.



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I thought our gum trees were too young

to flower and should have

flowered during summer.

Leucoxylon Rosea in bloom

May, 2019.


Floral Friday


Service-Learning Work Parties: May 6, 13 and 20, 2019

On May 6, the UW students came for their fifth service-learning experience. Most weeks Shirley, one of our team leaders, and I both work with the students. 600 kata lagi


My Unusual Life | The Man Who Lives With a Magpie

BBC Three
Published on 27 May 2017

Last year, Charlie rescued a baby magpie. Now it has taken over his life.


Apple tree in bloom

The apple tree flowers together with cherry tree flowers together make a lovely pair.

Apple tree in bloom


I don’t know their names

only a familiar dance

tree limbs come alive

there a ritual serenade

She would give me words

to fill in the quiet pause… 20 kata lagi


Escapology 101

Biologists and animal behaviourists refer to their study of escape responses as escapology. Fish, cockroaches and higher animals move at speed in a direction away from an immediate threat from a predator, but not always, and not directly. 988 kata lagi