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Ice Crystals Up Close

When I opened the blinds this morning,  I discovered this: long, beautiful ice crystals formed in the water collected at the bottom of a green slide in my backyard. Such beauty can be found in the details of ordinary things. … Continue reading

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Spring Beauty

Right now, beneath the trees, the forest floor is dotted with delicate, shimmering flowers known as Spring Beauty. The color variation among plants is, interestingly, due to the plant’s attempt to maintain a delicate balance between attracting pollinators (crimson flowers) … Continue reading

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Rainy Day

I’m starting to wonder if we will get any significant snowfall this winter. We’ve had less than 2″ so far; apparently the D.C. area is in a snow hole this season. I’m tired of cold rain, but since I was … Continue reading

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