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Teasel Season

Teasel Season . . .

Thistle Season For Teasel
(pencil on paper)
(NYC 10 2017)

I have been drawn, pun there yet unintended; I have been drawn to draw, sketch, the crown of the teasel this season.

family Caprifoliaceae

Along the way, to consistent degree in scope and scale, still bloom the:

Mallow

Mallow
(NYC 10 2017)

Lady’s Thumb

Lady’s Thumb: A Wild Buckwheat
(NYC 10 2017)

White Snakeroot

White Snakeroot
(NYC 10 2017)

Seaside Goldenrod

Seaside Goldenrod
(NYC 10 2017)

Ganoderma

Ganoderma
(NYC 10 2017)

Autumn Highlights Here, Now.

– rPs 10 24 2017

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Oh! Shoot(s)!

Oh! Shoot(s)!

I Wish Spring! (photo taken 03 13 2014)

I Wish Spring! (photo taken 03 13 2014)

Ice has locked up the lakes in Central Park since December and America’s best colors, from my recent outsider perspective, could better be described as Brown, White, and Blue. This combination, stirred by a brisk wind, is one of my favorites from an outdoor esthetic standpoint. Yet, at some moment, it shall pass when this part of the world again warms and goes green.

Oh! Shoot(s)!

Last week, in the process of an afternoon constitutional, which I sometimes jokingly call my urban nature hikes, I found a colony of green shoots established above a bed of brown oak tree leaves. The first sign, followed shortly by loose flocks of robins, perched, or hunting the damp ground.

Spring is less than one week away . . .

e.g. G

Green Thumb
Is Up:

Better than
Missing,

Giving
One up.

A Russian
Winter;

Lost,
In time.

Your
Awareness,

Your
Growth,

Suffices,
Certainly.

From functions of figures
By ron P. swegman, c. 2014

– rPs 03 17 2014

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