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Catch a Falling Leaf

Posted by on Sep 30, 2017 in fall, leaves, Unmowed Blog | 0 comments

Catch a Falling Leaf

Important information. Spread the word. Can you grasp twelve falling leaves?

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Total Eclipse of the Sunflower

Posted by on Sep 28, 2017 in fall, Unmowed Blog | 0 comments

Total Eclipse of the Sunflower

In the Year of the Eclipse, I’m looking at sunflowers. No protective eyewear needed.

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Edna St. Vincent Millay: Steepletop

Posted by on Sep 26, 2017 in Unmowed Authors, Unmowed Blog | 0 comments

Edna St. Vincent Millay: Steepletop

Steepletop, a wooded mountain in upstate New York, Edna St. Vincent Millay’s home for twenty-five years.

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In Defense of Fuzzy Caterpillars

Posted by on Sep 16, 2017 in insects, Unmowed Blog | 3 comments

In Defense of Fuzzy Caterpillars

No need to worry too much about these little guys. Hickory tussock moth caterpillars are not evil.

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Katydids: The Nightly Debate

Posted by on Sep 13, 2017 in insects, night, summer, Unmowed Blog, wildlife | 0 comments

Katydids: The Nightly Debate

Katydids are calling in endless argument: katy-did, katy-didn’t. Many voices raised in eternal disagreement. Sort of like Congress.

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Ulysses S. Grant: A Cottage in the Woods

Posted by on Sep 11, 2017 in Unmowed Authors, Unmowed Blog | 2 comments

Ulysses S. Grant: A Cottage in the Woods

In his last days, Grant took refuge in an Adirondack Cottage. In this most peaceful of places he wrote the tale of America’s bloodiest war.

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