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What is crown shyness?

“Crown shyness” is a real term that means the pattern a canopy of trees make against the sky.   They seem to avoid touching, which is responsible for the pattern. One theory is this is due to branches rubbing against … Continue reading

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Flowering trees.

We had a cold snap here over the weekend (and a little snow too) and I was afraid it would kill the blooms on the trees, but I guess it wasn’t cold enough because they still look great.   Here’s … Continue reading

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A reflective trip into our common past.

My son said he’s spent today feeling reflective and wanted to revisit some of the places he knew as a child, including the home he and his sister were raised in by us.   Compared to the last two days, which … Continue reading

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I love spring!

It does wonders for my mood.

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Tree with ivy.

I liked the look of this tree covered with ivy so I took a picture of it with my phone. I was standing directly underneath of it looking up, which makes its trunk look much bigger than it really is. … Continue reading

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Staying grounded.

Photo Credit: No I’m Not OK Sometimes I feel ungrounded, dissociated. Sometimes I feel like a gust of wind could blow me into nonexistence. I was raised in a harsh, chaotic, abusive environment and was blown from there into a … Continue reading

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Do plants get cancer?

A random thought popped into my head today. That happens to me a lot. I always find out interesting new things that way. I’m as curious about the world as a 6 year old. That can’t be a bad thing. … Continue reading

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The best of fall and spring.

Here’s a collection of my favorite photos from each week I did this series. Spring. March 8th: March 15th: March 22nd: March 29th: April 5th: April 12th: April 20th: April 25th: May 3rd: Fall: September 7th: September 13th: September 20th: … Continue reading

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The progression of autumn: October 24

🙂 Previous posts in this series: October 17th: https://luckyottershaven.com/2015/10/17/the-progression-of-autumn-october-17/ October 7th: https://luckyottershaven.com/2015/10/07/the-progression-of-autumn-october-7/ September 27th: https://luckyottershaven.com/2015/09/27/the-progression-of-autumn-september-27/ September 20th: https://luckyottershaven.com/2015/09/20/the-progression-of-autumn-september-20/ September 13th: https://luckyottershaven.com/2015/09/13/the-progression-of-autumn-september-13/ September 7th: https://luckyottershaven.com/2015/09/07/the-progression-of-autumn-september-7/

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The progression of autumn: October 17

I got some good ones today! I think the season’s at it’s peak in western NC. Sorry — there was no post last week. Click the photos to enlarge. By the lake. Fallow field. Another one by the lake. Previous … Continue reading

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