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Lead: Not Just a Poor Peoples’ Problem. What can you do ?

America’s Real Criminal Element: Lead New research finds Pb is the hidden villain behind violent crime, lower IQs, and even the ADHD epidemic. And fixing the problem is a lot cheaper than doing nothing. “High childhood exposure damages a part … Continue reading

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Identified !!

We have finally identified our orphan duck! She is a Black-bellied Whistling Duck! She is not endangered, except when the hawks fly over. Listen to the audio of the video and you will hear her wonderful unique whistle. Below are some … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge ~ Delicate

There are many elements of this shot that are delicate. If you look closely there are bits of pollen on the petals. These are my beautiful bees filling their new comb with soon to be honey.

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Weekly Photo Challenge ~ Changing Seasons

Ladybugs mating in my December Garden. A changing season? It is still quite warm and apparently a romantic setting!

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My Enemy Reproduces!

UPDATE!  I meant this post to be funny AND reasonably correct, Thankfully a reader(see comments) has shown me the error of my assumptions. This is not the reproduction of my enemy but the wonderous reproduction of a parasitic wasp feasting … Continue reading

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Duckety

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Our little orphans have grown up quite a bit. All have flight feathers, while the smallest is still a bit small. We have seen their test flights, awkward as they are. They are free to fly away if they so … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge ~Silhouette

Both are taken in the late afternoon. The top is what I  consider more traditional silhouette, less detail more shape. The bottom I think is a silhouette  in the sense that the tree is the main focus against the sky. … Continue reading

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