Category Archives: Nature

Weekly Photo Challenge: TEXTURES

The theme of this week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge is TEXTURES. I saw this old fence up in the mountains of North Carolina. I think it does a good job of demonstrating the different textures of three varieties of lichens … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: COLLAGE

The theme of this week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge is COLLAGE. From my local supermarket here is a colorful collage of peppers: https://dailypost.wordpress.com/photo-challenges/collage/

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Weekly Photo Challenge: TRANSIENT

The theme of this week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge is TRANSIENT. I have usually understood the word to mean something or someone moving from one place or condition to another. What could be a better example than the water from … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Evanescent

The theme of this week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge is EVANESCENT. The nature of this decaying remnant of a tree adrift in the woods is that it is fleeting, here today but undoubtedly gone in weeks? months? a year? Unseen … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: DANGER

The theme of this week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge is DANGER. A pleasant scene in the garden today. No danger here. But wait, what about that rusty old bell? Could there be any danger there? Why don’t we just take … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: SURPRISE

The theme of this week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge is  SURPRISE. I had just completed fifteen minutes of pruning a tall Ilex crenata ‘Sky Pencil’ holly that was about nine feet tall. As I climbed down the ladder, I came … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: ATOP

The theme of this week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge is ATOP. Last June a Red Shouldered Hawk frequented our garden over a several day period. Here it is atop one of the bird feeders, looking to assert its position atop the local food … Continue reading

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