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Southern Snapshot: Winter Rain

I love nothing more than rain and with the mild winters of the South any precipitation comes as sweet drops from the sky. So lovely. Advertisements

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Southern Snapshot: Bounty of Acorns

Yet another reason why Raleigh is where I’m meant to be is because it’s called the “City of Oaks.” I have been fascinated with the symbolism of oaks since I was a teenager. Oaks symbolize strength, wisdom and longevity. A … Continue reading

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Sourthern Snapshot: Start of Spring

Wonderfully cute and fuzzy, these were in bloom during the middle of February on the grounds of the North Carolina Museum of Art. Anyone know what kind of tree it is?  

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Southern Snapshot: Snow in Raleigh

What is this? A white day after Christmas? What a beautiful treat! We got about 5 inches in our neighborhood, but others in the area recorded as much as 7 to 10 inches. Hope these photos leave you a bit … Continue reading

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Southern Snapshot: Peek Inside Our Home

Take a quick peek inside our home. It’s cute!

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Southern Snapshot: Maple in the Rain

At BugFest, there was a quick rain shower. We hung out under a beautiful old maple until it passed. It never ceases to amaze me how all those little leaves can create such a complete canopy.

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Southern Snapshot: Krispy Kreme

It was the electric sex and promise of sugary goodness that lured me in. It was partially fueled by a fair amount of booze and too many doughnut click-through ads on the internet. We drove by the Krispy Kreme location … Continue reading

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Southern Snapshot: Mouse Door

This is the mouse door outside Artspace – hey mice have to get artsy too!

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Southern Snapshot: Swallowtail Butterflies

I promise not all of these type of posts will be bug related – PROMISE! But these butterflies are just too beautiful not to share. The flowering bush across the street from our house has been attracting swallowtail butterflies for … Continue reading

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Southern Snapshot: Cicada

Cicada are the song bugs of the south. They sing all day long their lulling mechanical noise of sex and the joy of life. We do NOT have bugs this big or fabulous where I grew up in Colorado. The … Continue reading

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