Category Archives: Summer

The Eclipse From My Backyard

I opted to watch the Great American Eclipse through the trees in my back yard. And Zeus got caught without his glasses when a breeze blew the shadow of the leaves the other way. There was one bird singing out … Continue reading

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Stunning Scarlet Lilies

These lilies bloomed in early May. The scarlet color is stunning. There are five or six in an old-fashioned concrete planter. They’ve been there a few years. They usually grow about 18–20 inches tall, but this year they barely made … Continue reading

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Asian Lady Beetle, I think

Oklahoma weather will always give you something to talk about. Tornado season was late this year. Nothing until late May and then we had two “big ones” before the month was out. A two-year drought was broken in places with … Continue reading

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