Category Archives: nature

What season is it? oh yeah spring in Minnesota

My laundry basket is full to over flowing and I seem to be doing laundry every other day. What does that have to do with the seasons? Well in Minnesota we don’t just spring into Spring we flip back and … Continue reading

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Slice of Life – Getting muddy

Waking early and staring out the bedroom window as the sun rises gives me a garden with shades of green and rich black soil moist from the spring rain. The weeds and plants appear different only due to color tones of … Continue reading

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Day 26 – Slice of Life Challenge – Walking the Grounds

It is another wintery grey Sunday morning, it is 36 degrees (feels like 32) and wet! It rained about a half an inch during the night and the ground has thawed enough to take in this lite misty rain. Everything … Continue reading

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Day 14 – Slice of Life Challenge – overlapping processes

I am still reviewing my old red notebook. It has notes that are for my garden blog. The focus of the notebook is science and plants so it was interesting as I read this morning a few pages of notes … Continue reading

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Day 12 – Slice of Life Challenge – A Good idea (?) and the need for feedback

Six years ago, I sat down with a little red notebook, with the words create all over the cover, and started writing question. It was a time in my life when things were changing around me and I was trying … Continue reading

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Day 11 – Slice of Life – What does spring look like? a quick write

Saturday morning Temperature is 10 degrees feels like -2 Wind is 9 mph I was re reading a journal from 2011 this morning and thinking about my blogs. The journal I was reading was the start of my blogging. Not … Continue reading

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What we learn from Nature writers

Thoreau, Leopold, Emerson, Carson, Dillard, Kimmerer, Goodall, Ackerman and Teale are just a few of the people who over time fit into the genre of Nature writers. There are so many both historical and current writers I could go on … Continue reading

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