Saturday, April 9, 2011

Flowering Maple

Taken April 6 and 7
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Friday, April 8, 2011

Standing for the Light

Taken March 26, 2011.

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Thursday, April 7, 2011

Nearly Far Away

A very not native Siberian Squill

Taken March 31, 2011.

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Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Got Glow?

Taken March 20, 2011.

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Tuesday, April 5, 2011

March of the Daffodils

All photos taken during March. Yes, the photo on the bottom right is a daffodil -- thanks to Candis for teaching me about mutant daffodils.
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Monday, April 4, 2011

On the Track of Green

Taken March 20, 2011.

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Sunday, April 3, 2011

Sunday Poetry Post

Finding a Quiet Place to Read

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The Land of Story-Books
by Robert Louis Stevenson

At evening when the lamp is lit,
Around the fire my parents sit;
They sit at home and talk and sing,
And do not play at anything.

Now, with my little gun, I crawl
All in the dark along the wall,
And follow round the forest track
Away behind the sofa back.

There, in the night, where none can spy,
All in my hunter's camp I lie,
And play at books that I have read
Till it is time to go to bed.

These are the hills, these are the woods,
These are my starry solitudes;
And there the river by whose brink
The roaring lions come to drink.

I see the others far away
As if in firelit camp they lay,
And I, like to an Indian scout,
Around their party prowled about.

So when my nurse comes in for me,
Home I return across the sea,
And go to bed with backward looks
At my dear land of Story-books.