Category Archives: Spiders

If this isn’t nice…  

4 August, 2019            If this isn’t nice…   …I don’t know what is.” – Kurt Vonnegut – courtesy of Andrew  The quote is courtesy of Andrew. The flower is courtesy of Evelyn. The monarch butterfly … Continue reading

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Walking into spider webs/screening phone calls 

28 July, 2019            Walking into spider webs/screening phone calls  Evelyn and I were over in Bonair Monday evening and came back across the Huguenot Bridge toward the Virginia Eye Institute and Starbucks. Evelyn pointed out … Continue reading

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“Why isn’t there anything in holes?” – O. Henry

2 September, 2018            “Why isn’t there anything in holes?” – O. Henry   The quote is from a story by O Henry called The Ransom of Red Chief. It’s unrelated to this blog post. I was riding … Continue reading

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Law of attraction

11 September, 2016            Law of attraction Ev’s flowers and berries are attracting birds like mad. Every year of my life if you’d told me I could see non-weed flowers in mid-September I’d have said no way. … Continue reading

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It was just a coincidence, but still

22 November, 2015                        It was just a coincidence, but still =*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*=*= I began writing the section below this (begins “The low angle of the November sun…”) yesterday. The whole hawk … Continue reading

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Brothers and sisters

26 July, 2015                  Brothers and sisters I’m not used to having guests! But thanks to Evie, I’m starting to like it! Last week, Evelyn’s sister Jackie was here – it was Ev’s … Continue reading

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What does the lichen say?

18 January, 2015                 What does the lichen say? “The eye often cannot see what the mind does not already know.” – Stephen Sharnoff I began my “Every living thing” quest late last … Continue reading

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