A heron scaring the ducks

Oct. 19th, 2017 01:20 pm
yourlibrarian: Penguin Baby (NAT-PenguinBaby-americangrl69)
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We recently had a visit from a heron. It was strolling around our end of the lake.

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Beach dwellers

Oct. 15th, 2017 02:18 pm
yourlibrarian: Sunse Dolphins (NAT-SunsetDolphins-niki_vakita)
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I just returned from a trip which included a brief stay at a beach. There were a number of residents there, including tiny clams that would appear and then vanish with each wave in and out. (We tried to take pictures but they were tough). On the other hand, these guys were everywhere:

butterfly perched on flower

Oct. 9th, 2017 02:45 pm
redbird: closeup of me drinking tea (Default)
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I photographed this monarch Sunday afternoon in the Native Pollinators' Garden next to the Somerville Community Path. We saw several monarchs in that garden yesterday, when it was sunny; this afternoon was overcast after rain.




I posted this last night, then removed it because I was hoping to shrink the image. I'm having trouble with the photo editing software on my various devices (I'm still getting used to Windows again, and Flickr seems to have removed the option of posting smaller versions of images stored there), so here it is behind a cut.

[Trying once more for a decent-sized photo]

Science Fiction

Oct. 8th, 2017 02:28 pm
colls: (Trek Belanna)
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The 10 Best Sci-Fi Shows On Netflix Streaming Right Now



- What is your favorite currently airing scifi show?
- Favorite canceled scifi?
- What do you think is the most binge-watchable scifi?
- What do you like best about scifi?
- What is your favorite 'flavor' or sub-genre of scifi? (ie. dystopia, space, paranormal, etc.)
(of course pick and choose which questions you answer)

one last greeting of summer

Oct. 8th, 2017 05:18 pm
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weeds growing out of a window
picture taken in Zagreb, Croatia
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