Monthly Archives: September 2012

Native Hibiscus: An Edible Jewel in my Garden

26 September 2012 Lens: Let me know which is your favorite. Pens: Autumn has arrived and applauds is beginning to be heard. The subtle changes in the landscape are becoming more pronounced. But it’s only the end of September. Time … Continue reading

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WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Solitary

21 September 2012 Lens: Pens; Last week I decided to take an afternoon walk at the reservoir on the other side of town. This site has a spectacular view of our small city, but it also provides a place to … Continue reading

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Land Art: Bruce Munro’s Garden Lighting at Longwood Gardens

19 September 2012 Lens: I. Outdoor Installations II. Conservatory Installations Let me know which is your favorite. Pens: Longwood Gardens has outdone themselves, giving its fans and newcomers a sensational peek into the art of illumination. “Light” by Bruce Munro … Continue reading

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WordPress’ Weekly Photo Challenge: Everyday Life

14 September 2012 Lens: Pens: This week I attended my grandson’s cross country competition at one of Delaware’s scenic state parks. Its stone-lined walls and barely-mowed areas leave the protected land mostly as nature intended. The trails are perfect for … Continue reading

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Impermanence or Semi-Permanence: Leaves as Centerfold and Key Players in Life’s Story

12 September 2012 Lens: I. The Leaf as Centerfold II. Leaves as Key Players Let me know which is your favorite. Pens: In my world September ushers autumn, usually with a slow steady pace. Still, each year is unique. Sometimes … Continue reading

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WordPress’ Weekly Photo Challenge: Near and Far

07 September 2012 Lens: Let me know which is your favorite. Pens: Recently, I was completing errands at an infrequent spot for such excursions. My inner voice told me to drive behind the u-shaped shopping center. I’m always on the … Continue reading

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Alcatraz: San Francisco’s Iconic Island

06 September 2012 Lens: Let me know which is your favorite. Pens: Before we headed to the Western frontier, my grandchildren and I made a list of our top sites to see. We scoured guidebooks, searched the Internet, questioned friends … Continue reading

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