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Grass, Bees, Thistles in Belchen Germany

The Belchen (35 Km south of Freiburg) is a mountain in the Black Forest of Germany. The Belchen Cableway takes you up to scenic viewpoints and hiking trails.

Grass, Bees, Thistles – Half a World Away in Belchen Germany

When the Internet publicity began, I remember being struck by how much the world was not the way we thought it was, that there was infinite variation in how people viewed the world. – Eric Schmidt – The Belchen (35 Km south of Freiburg) is a mountain in the Black Forest of Germany. The Belchen […]
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Birds, Bees and Squirrels – Dinnertime in the Desert

Dinnertime – does it mean lunch to you, or is it supper? An American Kestrel with a Fresh Protein Bar A Bumblebee at the ‘Pollen Bar’ A Harris Ground Squirrel with ‘Spiked Golden Barrel Fruit’ This week’s WordPress Photo Challenge is – Dinnertime

Red as a Color of Emotion – Myths Busted!

We lay there and looked up at the night sky and she told me about stars called blue squares and red swirls and I told her I’d never heard of them. Of course not, she said, the really important stuff they never tell you. You have to imagine it on your own. – Brian Andreas […]
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Button Up for Winter – Closing Down the Cabin

I stayed at the cabin for most of the first half of October.  Besides spending many hours taking fall pictures and listening to the sound of crunching leaves beneath my feet, I got everything ready so that when The Car Guy arrived we could Button Up the Cabin for Winter. The shut down process isn’t […]
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Mosquito be Gone – The Downside of a Prairie Pothole

The Prairie Pothole Region was once the largest expanse of grassland in the world – the Great Plains of North America. 10,000 years ago, when the glaciers from the last ice age receded, millions of shallow depressions were left behind. They are known as prairie potholes. Though the potholes are important waterfowl breeding habitat, they […]
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