Figure 1: Water from hurricane Florence (click to enlarge).
We’ve had quite a bit of rain in central NC over the past couple weeks, as the local lake’s normally dry overflow bottoms are testimony.
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: Watermelon radishes.
Recently I had an opportunity to taste a variety of radish that I hadn’t previously known about – the so-called “watermelon” radish. They do look like little slices of watermelon, don’t they? These came from (Kristen and Jason’s) Red Root farm, and they are tastey. I rarely come across a radish I don’t like, but then again I’m fond of turnips and rutabaga as well.
Figure 1: July in North Carolina – Tree Blossoms (pic 1 – click to enlarge)
The tree blossoms this time of year are pretty impressive to see up close and in person. Via an amateur’s photo – maybe not so much 😦
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Figure 1: Procession of Deer
It’s always so hard to catch a deer in a photo. They move around so much, that every other picture is a blur. I guess it’s the same as with my dogs. Anyway, here’s a shot, taken out of the back-yard window, showing the start of a procession (four deer altogether) – parading through my little nature preserve.
I guess I’m a dog lover rather than a cat lover. In this world, you are one or the other. Cat people will take this badly, but IMO, cats aren’t cuddly. When I come home and am greeted by 209 pounds of slobbering, panting, grinning, and jumping canis lupus familiaris, I know they like me! Now, some scientists have measured the “love” chemical in dogs, and officially endorse what I already know …
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Figure 1: A look through the kitchen window, brings the park to me!
I go to the park less frequently in the winter season, but sometimes the park comes to me! Here is a photo that was taken from the kitchen window.