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Mimicry in Nature

It is interesting to see when nature imitates nature; the similar appearance between viceroy and monarch butterflies, the “hawk cry” from a blue jay and the scores of insects that camouflage with various backgrounds.  Often mimicry has developed overtime and provides a survival edge in our dog-eat-dog world. Prior to our last snowfall, our winter […]

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After I slid to work this morning, I ran (well, walked gingerly) into the garden to catch the winter wonderland of white. We had about 2″ of light, perfectly placed  snow that is clinging to empty branches and stone walls.  The “place to see and be seen” is the bird feeder in Azalea Woods. It reminded me of Point-to-Point with […]

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How does that go? “The way dry leaves that before the wild hurricane fly?”  That’s what it was like in the garden yesterday around noon.  The wind was whipping up dry leaves creating tan heaven-bound spirals. I hadn’t seen Chris’ recent entry, so didn’t search for that early snowdrop, but I did enjoy a short walk through […]

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