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Happy Earth Day // Wings of Life ?>

Happy Earth Day // Wings of Life

You’re familiar with the saying “a picture is worth a thousand words”, right? So let me ask you this: if a picture is worth so many words, what about a documentary that is full of┬ámillions of pictures? How many words it that worth? I was recently introduced to Louis Schwartzburg, a photographer and cinematographer who has been shooting time lapse photography for more than 30 years. His photography projects put him in nature for extended amounts of time, allowing him…

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What’s all the buzz about? An introduction to mason bees ?>

What’s all the buzz about? An introduction to mason bees

I don’t know about you, but I am loving this uncharacteristically warm and dry February weather. And even though I know very well that the rain will return, the blooming trees and daffodils in our neighborhood have me dreaming of spring and summer. This time last year Josh and I were just starting to plan out our backyard overhaul in time to start our garden, and it’s no different this year. In fact, Josh and I spent last Sunday combing…

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Come to my garden, little bumblebees ?>

Come to my garden, little bumblebees

I’ve spent a lot of time in our garden the last few weeks. Part of the reason is because it has been too hot in our house, but it’s also because our garden is changing every day. From a newly ripened blueberry to the appearance of another garden pest, there is always something to tend to. Our garden is a peaceful place for me, and I often find myself sitting on the edge of one of the beds and looking…

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