209/366 | Lift Off

July 27, 2020 - Mondays are always a challenge when it comes time for this project because it's my designated chore day. Add rain to the...
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208/366 | Teenage Cardinal

July 26, 2020 - This morning I woke early to some heavy showers. It was peaceful sitting in the living room listening to the downpour. D...
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207/366 | Cooper

July 25, 2020 - The Cooper's Hawk is a year-round bird for our area. Two days in a row on my walk I spooked one out of a grove of pine t...
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206/366 | The Last Mango

July 25, 2020 - Most Friday nights the husband and I dine at a nearby Tex-Mex restaurant. One reason we choose this particular restauran...
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205/366 | Clouded Sulphur

July 23, 2020 - The wildflower field at Hilltop Arboretum paid off for me this morning. The tickseed has died off and the field is now f...
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204/366 | Bluer Than Blue

July 22, 2020 - It's so incredibly hot. I know I keep mentioning that in my posts, but it's rough, y'all! Like winter, I sometimes get t...
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203/366 | Butterfly on Bougainvillea

July 21, 2020 - Today was rough. The husband and I went to Goodyear to get new tires on my SUV in preparation for my trip to Mississippi...
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202/366 | Sugar Kettle

July 20, 2020 - Made a quick trip to LSU Rural Life museum this morning. There are at least half a dozen sugar kettles placed strategica...
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201/366 | Immature

July 19, 2020 - Whew doggies, it is HOT. It's getting pretty intense lately. As I sat in my prayer chair, it felt like an inferno. Needl...
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200/366 | Deep Purple

July 18, 2020 - Every time I visit LSU Rural Life Museum, I check the sugar kettles for these gorgeous purple flowers. Hit the jackpot t...
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199/366 | Curly Q

July 17, 2020 - A gray squirrel kept trying to raid the Bluebird feeder this afternoon. Since I didn't get any other worthy shots, this...
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198/366 | Ornamental Pepper

July 16, 2020 - This is my favorite of the ornamental pepper plants purchased last year. Out of six, half survived the winter. This one...
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197/366 | Crowded

July 15, 2020 - After my walk and after I cleaned the bathrooms, I put out mealworms, sat in my chair and waited. We have at least a doz...
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196/366 | Louisiana Senators

July 14, 2020 - Today was, um, interesting. Browsing Twitter after my devotional, I saw that Pence was to arrive at Tiger Stadium to mee...
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195/366 | Restricted

July 13, 2020 - Our governor instituted a state-wide mask mandate starting today. So far throughout this plandemic, I've avoided wearing...
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194/366 | Ask the Animals

July 12, 2020 - But ask the animals, and they will teach you, or the birds in the sky, and they will tell you; or speak to the earth,...
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193/366 | Missing

July 11, 2020 - On April 20 I documented a female Northern Cardinal with a crossed beak. On June 28, I observed a female Cardinal missin...
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192/366 | Hibiscus Stigma

July 10, 2020 - Y'all! It's so dang HOT. Oh my goodness. As soon as dusk approaches I'll try to go out and water my poor plants. So much...
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191/366 | Orangerie

July 09, 2020 - Last minute plan to go walk the trails at Burden Gardens. I had intended to shoot the pink lilypads, and I did, but also...
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190/366 | Floating Heart

July 08, 2020 - For the first time in four days I ventured out of the house and ended up at Burden Gardens. Good thing I wore my waterpr...
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189/366 | Crepey Crape

July 07, 2020 - The Crape Myrtle, also spelled Crepe, is a popular ornamental flowering tree in many southern landscapes. They are easy...
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188/366 | Stalled

July 06, 2020 - Last week the husband caught two teenage girls placing trash in the storm drain on our street. They got a good lecture a...
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187/366 | Cheyenne Spirit

July 05, 2020 - Cheyenne Spirit is a variety of Coneflower. I had some missing places in my flower bed after uprooting dead/dying plants...
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186/366 | Happy 4th!

July 04, 2020 - The Wuhan Virus has put a damper on our usual July 4th festivities, as the city canceled fireworks near the capital. So...
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185/366 | Kayakers

July 04, 2020 - Posting a day late because we kayaked Lake Martin yesterday, then had dinner with a friend. The water was so choppy, we...
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184/366 | Barthel's Store

July 02, 2020 - Rarely do I plan my days. Since retiring 8 years ago, it's nice to wake up and say, 'What shall I do today?' No schedule...
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183/366 | Agapanthus in Black and White

July 01, 2020 - Today I decided to pull weeds, trim overgrowth, and remove plants that were not thriving or past their prime. It was so...
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