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Earth’s Little Secret: Dandelions Are Good For The Planet

For years I have witnessed the home-owning masses lose their every- loving minds over Dandelions.” Kill the “weeds” at all cost, even if there is a negative effect of using poisonous chemicals to do so” says they. Yet the evidence seems to show they are the first, and maybe the most contestant , source of fuel to our pollinators. Long live the Dandelions!

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“There Ain’t No Sunshine…..

…when she has been gone, and she’s always gone too long
Anytime she goes away” to quote Bill Withers awesome song,  I am here to tell you she needs to get her butt back here soon. In the last few months overcast skies and rainy days out number days of sunshine by a wide margin. We the people are feeling the strain and since taking walkabout to find blooming things is not an option I have to do with what I am presented. This shot is of flower arrangement a friend of My Bride sent her. Till Blue Skies come and visit this will have to do till the next time. Peace~John

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