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Chicory: Blue Beauty

Posted by on Aug 5, 2018 in Unmowed Blog | 2 comments

Chicory: Blue Beauty

The color of chicory flowers is the pure clear blue of a June sky or a bluebird feather.

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Summer Solstice: Coming to a Horizon Near You

Posted by on Jun 20, 2018 in Unmowed Blog | 0 comments

Summer Solstice: Coming to a Horizon Near You

This year, the summer solstice falls on Thursday, 21, at 6:07 a.m. Set your alarm.

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June 30–Protest Family Separation

Posted by on Jun 20, 2018 in Unmowed Blog | 0 comments

June 30–Protest Family Separation

That picture of a crying child couldn’t be taken in America. We don’t do that.

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Some Like It Cold

Posted by on Jun 16, 2018 in environment, Unmowed Blog | 0 comments

Some Like It Cold

As we say a merry farewell and good riddance to winter, let’s take a moment to be thankful for the gift of cold.

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Why ITCH?

Posted by on May 28, 2018 in environment, Unmowed Blog | 4 comments

Why ITCH?

When people ask what my new book is about, I sort of wish that I could say whales. Or dolphins or puppies. Something cool, something cute. Something that doesn’t have piercing, sucking mouthparts and a whole lot of legs.

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A Little Night Music

Posted by on May 7, 2018 in spring, Unmowed Blog, wildlife | 0 comments

A Little Night Music

Usually the frog chorus starts up in April, but this cold spring it was May before they really got tuned up. Now the frogs are busily making up for lost time.

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