Monthly Archives: August 2014

Seasons

31 August, 2014    Seasons Summer doesn’t “officially” end until day and night are of equal length (“equinox”). This year that day is September 23. But here in the United States, summer runs from roughly Memorial Day (it was May … Continue reading

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The party never ends

24 August, 2014            The party never ends I turned fifty-three yesterday and the party began Friday evening at Boka Kantina just a mile from home: I woke up yesterday morning when the dogs woke up … Continue reading

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I went flying yesterday!

17 August, 2014            I went flying yesterday! My friend Pat’s son Daniel is a flight instructor at a nearby airport. He is joining the Marine Corps very soon and invited us to go flying. When … Continue reading

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Halloween Pennant

10 August, 2014        Halloween Pennant I just couldn’t resist that great name. That’s the actual name of a dragonfly I photographed this week – it’s called a “Halloween Pennant (Celithemis eponina).” Have a look: I was most interested … Continue reading

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Neighbors!

3 August, 2014              Neighbors! My neighbors were out of town recently and I had the great good fortune of spending time with their excellent dog Lucy and their fabulous cat Gerald and their beautiful, … Continue reading

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