CFFC: Weathered Wood It seemed for a while that all the weathered wood photos I had were full of birds. Birds are very good at weathering wood. Then, I finally I found a few things that aren’t all birdy. Phew!


FOTD – June 5 – June Garden Usually by now the garden is blossoming like mad. It looks like will will have both roses and daylilies, but not yet. Why are they so late? I don’t know. Maybe it’s the erratic… Read More ›

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We met in college. 1964. I was 17, he was 22 and recently out of the Marines. The college radio station was a great place to make friends, a great place to form relationships. We worked together, played together, dreamed… Read More ›


FOTD – June 2 – Deck Flowers Now that we are three years into growing flowers on our deck, I’m beginning to learn what grows well there. The answer is petunias, begonias and lantana. Since we had to cut down… Read More ›


Great Cormorant, Bird of the Week XIII It sounds like the kind of cursing Clark Kent’s boss at the Daily Planet used. “Great cormorant, what are you writing Clark?” As it happens, I do have a few cormorant pictures from last… Read More ›


Photos: Garry Armstrong Location: Mumford and Blackstone Rivers Uxbridge is ready for Memorial Day and the Fourth of July. The flags are up and will stay in place through the summer. There never seems to be a good reason to… Read More ›


FOTD – May 19 – Succulents Really, both my cacti are succulents too, but the jade tree and the aloe are the real deal. The aloe was forgotten and unwatered for almost four months. When I found it, it looked dead…. Read More ›