Nature, photography

FOTD: Prairie of Monarda Ringed with Trees

Yesterday we got the whole family out for a hike! Due to temperatures of 30 C (86 F), we chose Governor Nelson State Park for its hiking trail under old oaks. If you like trees as much as I do, check out Becky’s page for more photos. ¡Olé! –Rebecca #TreeSquare And for flowers, see the […]

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Nature, photography

FOTD from a Kayak for 2

My good friend and I paddled on Lake Wingra this week. Here are photos of what we saw. Many water lilies were blooming. A small creek leads away from the lake. Cattails line the entrance. We enjoy kayaking down the channel to see the baby ducks. The ducks are nearly mature. The drakes have a […]

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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, The Americas

7 Flowers in the Neighborhood

On my walk this morning, I saw new buds have opened and many trees have begun flowering. Achoo! Good thing I was wearing a face mask. I’ll give you seven highlights from my stroll: Which flowers bloom in spring where you live? Gracias for reading Fake Flamenco and commenting! ¡Olé! –Rebecca #photography #gardening    

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food, Gardening

Gardening Staycation

Our garden is growing in leaps and bounds. Every spring in Madison we begin with bare ground and by June every surface is green. Time to step away from the computer and play in the dirt. We weeded the vegetable garden yesterday afternoon and harvested greens: spinach, chard, and amaranth. We picked purslane and dill […]

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