Garden Pea Pod

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And the answer is Garden Pea Vine!

First come the beautiful blooms

and then fresh garden peas  :)

The previous images, and more,

can be found in a new gallery

Flowers From the Farm

(located under the ‘Nature’ tab)


The wonder of beauty in the small

The wonder of hidden beauty in the small2

I almost missed this little beauty, as I walked along a path on a recent fine summer afternoon.

Something stopped me.

I heard it call out to me.

So glad I was listening!

There is indeed wonder in the beauty of the small!

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Canada Geese Communicate Well When We Pay Attention

Canada Geese Fly At Me Hoping For A Handout

First they flew madly ‘at’ me … taking flight almost as soon as I got out of my car

The Well Are You Going To Give Me Something To Eat Goose Stare

Then they gave me ‘the stare’… as only Canada Geese can do.

Canada Geese Stroll Across Frozen Pond in Nashville TN

When I couldn’t respond with something for them to eat … they turned on their heels and marched back across the frozen  pond to the opening in the ice, that they had created.

Onelegged Sentry

Here is a one-legged sentry, protecting the family … … … while I go to the store to get wild-bird seed  :)

(He’s not really one-legged, he’s just standing on one leg.)

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