Category Archives: Nature

Weekly Photo Challenge: ASCEND

The theme of this week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge is ASCEND. I planted this Sweet Autumn Clematis (Clematis terniflora) next to a pine tree in my previous garden in Chapel Hill. I watched it grow rapidly in just a few … Continue reading

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A Day in the North Carolina Mountains

Last weekend my daughter Elizabeth and son-in-law Jack treated us to a beautiful day in the mountains of North Carolina. We drove up into the mountains, marveling at the fall colors. It seemed that a new magnificence greeted us as … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: PEEK

The theme of this week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge is PEEK. What kind of critter could possibly be peeking out from the liriope? Can you find the rabbit? https://dailypost.wordpress.com/photo-challenges/peek/

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Weekly Photo Challenge: LAYERS

The theme of this week’s WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge is LAYERS. It struck me that this Turkey mushroom (Trametes versicolor) is a beautiful example of an object that exhibits layers of growth, size, and color. It was growing on an … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: WAITING

“Will you walk into my parlour?” said the Spider to the Fly…” The spider spent all its effort in building an elaborate web. Now all it has to do is spend a nice afternoon In the Garden, just waiting for … Continue reading

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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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