Foggy Silhouette

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The last few days here have been “pea soup” foggy – clouds so low and thick that you could feel them as you walk through. While traveling along the blueberry barrens I was struck by the stark beauty of this cedar waxing’s silhouette as he perched on a fence line.

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Amongst the Veggies

Sunday afternoon I dragged Paul along to a friend’s home to tour her vegetable garden. As I sit here going through my photos, there’s barely a vegetable to be found. Clearly I was taken with the flowers she has growing amongst the veggie beds.

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Spiky red bee balm.

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Butterflies on the cone flower.

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The poppy seed bods outshine the blooms.

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Tall spires of snakeroot.

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Great spangled fritillary.

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Poppy seed pods.

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