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Irises From the Garden

The purple Irises glistened in the morning stillness with three tongues that lick...

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11 Jan, 2019
Bathgate

Rufus King Manor

I must have driven passed this old colonial house 100 times, never giving it a second...

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1 Jan, 2019
Bathgate

Transformation

A cold rainy 'stay inside' lazy Sunday today, but I thought you would like to see...

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2 Dec, 2018
Bathgate

A Haunted House: The Morris-Jumel Mansion

The Morris-Jumel Mansion is the oldest house in Manhattan. Built in 1765 by British...

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19 Aug, 2018
Bathgate

My Linden Tree

Today the city gave me a new Linden Tree. I thought you might like to see the process...

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16 Oct, 2017
Bathgate

The Elusive Monarch Butterfly

The elusive Monarch Butterfly has finally arrived. This is the first one I've seen...

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27 Jul, 2017
Bathgate

Asclepias Tuberosa: The Magnificant Plant

Asclepias Tuberosa is a native North American herbaceous perennial with the dubious...

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8 Mar, 2017
Bathgate

The Life of a Monarch Butterfly

Let's take a moment to consider the fascinating life of the Monarch Butterfly. It...

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11 Feb, 2017
Bathgate

Cooper's Hawk

This distinguished visitor dropped in on me. I had no idea what it was but he sure...

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4 Jan, 2017
Bathgate

Saks Fifth Avenue Holiday Windows

Want to know why mobs flock to Saks Fifth Avenue from all over the world just to...

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6 Dec, 2016
Bathgate

Mansions of Clinton Hill, Brooklyn

The garden is fast going brown and going to sleep. What to do now? Well, let's check...

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18 Nov, 2016
Bathgate

Paul's Lemonade

I thought I'd share my recipe for cool refreshing lemonade. It's very simple &...

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11 Aug, 2016
Bathgate


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