Category: Nature

Winter Wonderland – Take 2

Well, we got a white Christmas. I love them just as much as the next person. I would have preferred a “Candy Coating”, as Dick Goddard used to say. Thankfully, this was a light snow. The last storm we had, the snow was seriously wet and heavy. It only took me a few minutes to…

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Winter Wonderland

I meant to post this on Tuesday, but….. 2020. We got quite the snowstorm Monday night and Tuesday. Cold air coming over a warm Lake Erie makes for fun lake effect snow. I live in the secondary snow belt, so we get the lake effect snow but not as intensely as other areas. I had…

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Purple

My favorite color is purple. I have my own psychological/color theory why this is. But that’s neither here nor there. Flowers are a bloomin’. I found some incredible purple wildflowers in the park. If anyone knows what they are, leave me a comment. These are a tree. I think they’re pretty common flowering trees. We…

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Christmas in the Time of COVID?

I’m at the Bedford Reservation of the Cleveland MetroParks right now. I’m actually just across from Tinker’s Creek Gorge Overlook. I just had to stop and post pictures of this tree I just stumbled across. Somebody hung two Christmas ornaments on a scrawny little pine tree. It’s Charlie Brown’s Christmas Tree. It really cheered me…

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The End of Winter?

Really Old Man Winter?  You just won’t go away.  Record cold is hitting North America.  It snowed in Cleveland, though not as bad as other places like the northeast.  Frost possible in the southeast.  I even learned a new weather term, graupel. Today’s forecast high in Cleveland is 48.  Average high for today is 68. …

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Social Distancing at the Park

I went to the Big Creek Reservation of the Clevland MetroParks. It was the first time I’ve been to that particular park. There were ducks. All but one were mallards. And then there were Canada geese. Two of them. With four goslings. The goslings were fuzzy. Cuteness overload! I took so many pictures. Plus I…

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