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Sunday drive to Mount Mitchell.

I had to get out of the house yesterday and clear my head.  I’ve been very upset about the situation with the children at the border. Nature usually calms my soul and centers me, so in spite of the iffy, … Continue reading

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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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