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Exploring the Westside of Portland - II

On a nice, sunny weekend day in mid-February, I did a pleasant 14-mile loop hike from Portland Heights. This is the second half of the photographic journey. 236 more words


Wildflowers at Picacho Peak

There’s a short window when the wildflowers arrive at Picacho Peak. We got there at the start of the short season. They poppies were getting off to a great start. 91 more words


CNPS Field Trips March 2015

California Native Plant Society Chapter March 2015  Field Trips:

Bristlecone (Mono, Inyo and NE Kern counties) http://bristleconecnps.org/index.php

  • March 7, Saturday, 9am, Bristlecone Chapter Field Trip: 
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Dutch yellow crocus (Crocus flavus)

A native to Greece, Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, Romania and Turkey, this hardy, self-sowing plant has been cultivated since settlers first step foot in North America. Found in yards, flower gardens and pastures where old farmsteads may have once stood. 23 more words



Perhaps man has a hundred senses, and when he dies
only the five senses that we know perish with him,
and the other ninety-five remain alive.
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Working on Retreat Samples

For the past few weeks I have been working on demonstration samples for several upcoming retreats where I will teach.  We will be doing all kinds of creative things from painting to crochet to embroidery to sewing.   70 more words


February 2015 Field Visit - Narrandera Common & Bundidgerry Hill

I seem to be developing a habit of posting each month’s field trip report on the very last day of the month. Knowing what my calendar looks like for March, I suspect next month will be the same. 1,066 more words

Location: Narrandera LGA