Monthly Archives: June 2013

Little Gardens

According to Salem Academy’s web site, “The college preparatory boarding and day school for girls, was founded in 1772 by early Moravian settlers who held the view that girls deserved an education comparable to that afforded boys.”  What a marvelous … Continue reading

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Poppy

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Poppy Flowers (and a Bee)

Loving these colors!  This small field of blooms is behind the main building at Salem Academy. Here are a couple of great resources about the infamous plant: a) From PBS’s show Frontline, a chronological history of the narcotic, opium: b) Re: … Continue reading

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A Japanese Maple…

… matches up nicely with the steep-angled roof of Salem Academy’s Swimming Pool facility.  More to come from this gorgeous campus, I assure you!

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More Snakes. #3

As long as the photo opportunities are there, I guess I’ll continue to research snakes. Mind you, I don’t want to be surprised by one, but if I see it first, that’s where the lens will be.  I believe this … Continue reading

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A rose by any other name…

In Act II, Scene II of Shakespeare’s play, the line is said by Juliet in reference to Romeo’s house, Montague, which would imply his name means nothing and that they should be together. Juliet: O Romeo, Romeo! wherefore art thou Romeo? … Continue reading

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The Spider and the Rose

A daddy long legs (National Geographic video) hiding in the rose bush. DID YOU KNOW???  This is NOT a spider, NOR is it an insect.  It’s an opilione.  (I know, I should nix the title above, but somehow “The Opilione and … Continue reading

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Fresh Produce

From the Piedmont Triad Farmers’ Market:

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Onion Bulbs and Green Leaves

From the Piedmont Triad Farmers’ Market.  Aren’t they gorgeous??

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Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers w/ Edie Brickell

The Saturday night concert at War Memorial Auditorium brought Rangers’ Graham Sharp (banjo) back to his hometown along with fellow North Carolinian bandmates Woody Platt (vocals, guitar), Mike Guggino (mandolin), Nicky Sander (fiddle), and Charles Humphrey (upright bass). Having won … Continue reading

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