Monthly Archives: October 2012

GOLDEN GINKGOES

Yellow ginkgo leaves were seen all over our neighborhood this past week thanks to the legendary John Patterson of NCR who lined the streets near the “cash” with ginkgo trees. (click any image for a larger picture) In Woodland Cemetery ginkgoes provided … Continue reading

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ZEN ROCK GARDEN

Early this month I attended a meeting at Bon Secours Conference and Retreat Center near Baltimore where I discovered beauty in a very prominent water garden. And hidden in a woods nearby I found a peace garden with qualities which … Continue reading

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AUTUMN ENCORE

Last week my hiking buddy, Jim, and I spent a day at Tar Hollow State Park and Forest were we found such a spectacular display of autumn color that I thought it deserved another autumn posting. The colors were at their peak and it … Continue reading

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AUTUMN

I’ve titled this posting as autumn and not fall because the latter does not seem to have as much complexity. For me autumn is the most interesting season because before part of nature dies off we are presented with all … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: GUNFIGHT

In his new book, Gunfight: The Battle Over The Right To Bear Arms In America, Adam Winkler, a law professor at UCLA, attempts to make the case for balancing the individual right to bear arms with regulation about gun control. … Continue reading

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WHITE

Before fall brings us into the yellows, reds and oranges I want to recall the WHITE of spring and summer. In spring and summer white is common in blossoms and flowers. In a few more months when we will see … Continue reading

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