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Turkey Vulture

May 25, 2009
Turkey Vulture

This turkey vulture was making a meal out of a dead snake in the road.

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Flowering Dogwood Tree 2009

May 19, 2009
Flowering Dogwood Tree 2009

The bracts have now fallen off, but the dogwood in our front yard was looking nice this spring.

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Snake in the Yard

May 17, 2009
Snake in the Yard

This snake emerged from a hole in our front yard.  If you have an aversion to snakes, keeping your grass cut short may help you avoid unwanted surprises.

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Periwinkle

April 6, 2009
Periwinkle

Last Sunday was a gorgeous day; we went on a short hike around Lake Thompson in the G. Richard Thompson Wildlife Management Area. Periwinkle is an invasive species from Europe, but sometimes you find it deep in the woods presumably planted by someone long ago.  An evergreen with nice flowers, periwinkle is a popular plant…

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Bloodroot Wildflower in Spring Image 2

March 30, 2009
Bloodroot Wildflower in Spring Image 2

Here’s another picture of a bloodroot flower.  This one shows the bloodroot’s leaves as well as the flower.

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Bloodroot in Spring

March 29, 2009
Bloodroot in Spring

We went for a jog in Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains today and noticed that the bloodroot wildflowers are starting to bloom.

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