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Charley the Blue Jay

Billie and I walk almost every day, following a 2.6 mile route that goes by Hidden Cypress Golf Clubhouse and the boardwalk through the wetlands wild area behind The Aviary.  One day in late December we met a lady who … Continue reading

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Dr. Lucy R. Littler

We traveled to Tallahassee for the August 6 Summer Commencement Exercises at Florida State University where our daughter Lucy was hooded and granted her Ph.D. degree in Literature.  This photo at the right shows the hooding ceremony in which Lucy … Continue reading

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Today Billie helped me install some of my artwork in a booth I’ve rented in the Artwalk-Boone Gallery.  This is the official launching of my commercial presence on King Street in downtown Boone, just across the street from Mast Store.  … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Coachman April 2, 1921 — May 6, 2011

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Lenten Rose

The Lenten rose blooms during Lent, hence its name.  We have two colors of Lenten rose in our patio garden, the white flowered and the pink flowered.  Both are in full bloom now, early April in Boone.     The … Continue reading

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Why did the alligator cross the road?

When we first noticed alligators here in Inverness Village they came to us rather suddenly, apparently called from their winter seclusion to come out into the warming sunshine and lie on the banks with the turtles.  We first noticed a … Continue reading

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American Coot

I found this pair of American coots this week feeding in the Ibis Pond at Pinckney Island NWR and had a great time watching them as they leisurely foraged the pond.  Coots are swimming rails with chicken-like beaks which distinguish … Continue reading

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Family Snapshots

I’ve added the new category of Family Snapshots on the menu bar above.  Click on the category to see slide shows of family snapshot images.  Initially, these consist of two shows, one of snapshots taken during Jacob, Peter, and Amy’s … Continue reading

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We awoke this morning to a crashing thunderstorm.  It was so unusual in our experience here that at first I didn’t believe it was thunder and lightning, and only after being surprised by a flash of lightning while looking out … Continue reading

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Ah, February!

With the advent of warmer weather (mid-60s each day) and more sunshine the golfers and golf course personnel are becoming more intentional now, actively laying claim to the course as if they own it.  Yesterday Billie and I were enjoying … Continue reading

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