Monthly Archives: April 2020

Where is Kaku 隠?

We only saw four of the ducks this morning on our way out this morning. I searched through the garden but there was no sign of Kaku 隠. But this afternoon she showed up with the others, so I followed … Continue reading

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How Does a Bee Pick a Flower?

The fruiting cherry trees are in full bloom, attracting bees by the hundreds. From late March into early May some cherry tree or another is in bloom. It takes thousands of flowers to feed all the bees. Watching them fly … Continue reading

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Dog or Bear?

Takuma 拓真 is enjoying spring from the window. Is he a dog or is he a bear? Spring comes slowly in the Pacific Northwest. The alders began to show hints of green weeks ago. Their leaves are just starting to … Continue reading

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What Sunshine and Warm Air Brings

The pear blossoms are opening. These are modest flowers compared to the showy cherry blossoms. Camellias are flowering too. The forest floor is a carpet of green. The sunshine and warmth have stirred the bleeding hearts and trilliums awake. I … Continue reading

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