food, Gardening, photography, The Americas

Are You Ready, Pumpkin Eaters?

I like autumn holidays, especially when pumpkins are involved. This year’s pumpkin vines have produced the most calabazas ever. I credit the abundance to Eagle’s weeding and watering the vegetables this summer. May all your pies be pumpkin. ¡Olé! -Rebecca PS Pumpkin eaters is a term of endearment in our family. -R This post is […]

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Nature, photography

FOTD: Evening Primrose on the Prairie

Two weeks ago we had our last big hike of the summer. The prairie was lush with blooms. I may not have the complete floral alphabet, but I do have stray flowers up my sleeves as any child magician of yore. How’s your weekend? ¡Olé! –Rebecca This post is part of Cee’s Flower of the Day. #FOTD

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Nature, photography

Dabbling in the Most Photogenic Bees

I’m thankful for great temperatures for gardening. See my previous post for the weather report. ; ) I was curious how many pollinators the flowers attract and began to document them. Here is who I spotted this week. As I looked carefully, I realized that many were not bees at all! Not a bee: Tiny […]

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Gardening, Nature, photography

FOTD: Bee Blossom

We’ve lived in Madison for nearly twenty years now. I’ve begun gardening since we’ve moved here, at 43 latitude. Many plants are the same as where I grew up in 44 latitude Minneapolis. Still, there is so much flora to learn! Hiking at Pheasant Branch last weekend, I saw pink flowers I didn’t recognize. I […]

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