Tag Archives: Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday–On the Wing in the Dordogne

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European Peacock Butterfly (Agais io)

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Small Cabbage White Butterfly (Pieris rapae)

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Hummingbird Hawk Moth (Macroglossum stellatarum)

Almost Wordless Wednesday–Nonfiction Addiction

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From the GGMG Symposium this past weekend–a book from speaker Troy Marden.

 

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In last week’s mail from discount seller Daedalus Books–a book that looks to the past (letters of Lloyd & Chatto) and a book that looks to the future (anyone ready for a tour to Venice?).

 

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Not quite unpacked–box of books from friend Susie who is moving. Thrilled to have the Jekyll account and the advice on paths from Gordon Hayward.

 

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Beside my desk–reference books and new inspiration.

 

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Overflow from the bookshelves–one of these days I’ll get it all sorted out. Maybe.

 

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The horde–a couple hundred or so gardening books I just can’t live without. (Plus a training bike I don’t ride nearly often enough.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amost Wordless Wednesday–Hurricane Joaquin

We have blue skies in the Upstate this morning, but over the weekend it seemed as if the rain might never stop.  In two days, I measured nearly 7 inches in my gauge.  We were the lucky ones, though; Columbia, just 90 miles east, received double our amount and is still battling flood waters, and some coastal areas had as much as 24 inches in just 24 hours.

Here’s what Hurricane Joaquin looked like in Greenville…

The lower terrace of my woodland garden flooded by the Reedy River.

The lower terrace of my woodland garden flooded by the Reedy River.

Massive oak down in my friend Lezlie's garden, just up the street.

Massive oak down in my friend Lezlie’s garden, just up the street.

After the worst of the rain is over, residents flock to the Liberty Bridge in Falls Park.

After the worst of the rain is over, residents flock to the Liberty Bridge in Falls Park.

The Reedy River at flood stage.

The Reedy River at flood stage.