Gardening, Nature, photography

Autumn Promenade Part 1

Ever feel like you’re under quarantine, stuck indoors? I’ve had that distinct feeling recently. When I do get out, I take lots of photos to remind me of what the world looks like. There is so much beauty in nature. Happy to see you here at Fake Flamenco. Let’s walk again on Thursday.  ¡Olé! –Rebecca

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Nature, photography

Why Do They Call it Fall?

In the United States, we have an odd habit (well, at least one). In late September we start talking about Fall. That’s our descriptive word for the change of seasons. For us, the word Autumn is considered stuffy, overly formal, or poetic. Meanwhile in Britain, Autumn is the preferred word for the third season of […]

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Nature

Afternoon Wellness Class in Westmoreland Park

Wednesday afternoon, Eagle and I went to a park for Wellness Class, just we two. Nature was wearing her autumn splendor. We enjoyed the fall day. We hiked in the woods and were greeted by the smiling faces of Brown Eyed Susans. These flowers were serious about blooming. Even the leaves were acting like flowers. […]

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Architecture, Nature, The Americas

8 Postcards from my Happy Place

I’m still thinking of the lake. We were there a month ago. If I close my eyes, I smell the woods; leaves, moss, and fresh oxygen. I hear wind rushing through the trees. I see my fingers dangling from a canoe into rust-colored waters; el lago donde reside mi alma; the lake where my soul […]

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Argentina, Chile, Natural World, The Americas

10 Peeks at a Fairyland of Snow

Tuesday morning we woke up, looked out the window, and what did we see? Our landscape was transformed overnight into a winter wonderland. Each tree carried a canopy of fluff. The temperatures had dropped below zero freezing the precipitation. Say, have I ever mentioned that we talk about the weather a lot in the Midwest? […]

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