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Normally, a queen sized quilt can take months to put together. Sara and Ann were hoping to do Cedwyn's quilt in two weeks. That was the initial time frame for getting the quilt made and to Cedwyn ...
by Onomastic
Comment Count 180 comments on Mon Jan 12, 2015 at 02:43 PM PST with 228 Recommends
Monarch Butterfly - Danaus plexippus The Washington Post ...
by Walter Einenkel
Comment Count 119 comments on Tue Feb 10, 2015 at 09:58 AM PST with 227 Recommends
Jotter shared the sad news on Saturday night that we lost our beloved Cedwyn to disseminated cancer. I just got this note from Jack Thompson, Cedwyn's father: "Cedwyn passed away tonight, ...
by MsSpentyouth
Comment Count 78 comments on Wed Feb 04, 2015 at 11:34 AM PST with 174 Recommends
There is a terrific FP pointing to the terrific NYT article about the loss of monarch butterflies and bees. Want to help? For about $15, you can make a difference: Send SASE with $3 ...
by bkamr
Comment Count 74 comments on Sun Nov 24, 2013 at 06:14 AM PST with 105 Recommends
We've just come off the hottest July in modern times and I sit here pondering on this mid-August morning that feels more like late September. The seasons have gone screwy. The climate has changed. ...
by draghnfly
Comment Count 120 comments on Sun Aug 12, 2012 at 11:11 AM PDT with 101 Recommends
Almost everyone likes butterflies, but of course there are exceptions to every rule. One when I gave a presentation to a group of younger elementary students at a local school, I said that everyone ...
by Desert Scientist
Comment Count 69 comments on Thu Jun 07, 2012 at 01:01 PM PDT with 100 Recommends
Yeah, this is the Tuesday Pootie diary. But since no-one has a "Netroots for the Troops" diary planned tonight and I think it's too important to let pass, I've decided to hit you with a Twofer.
by it really is that important
Comment Count 345 comments on Tue Jun 16, 2009 at 12:55 PM PDT with 95 Recommends
The Gunnison National Forest covers over 2000 square miles of Colorado's Western Slope. It consists of montane forest, scrubland and several rivers and their reservoirs. I recently traveled there ...
by billybush
Comment Count 38 comments on Sun Aug 11, 2013 at 07:03 PM PDT with 92 Recommends
The birth of a butterfly Last time I left off with a rather bland chrysalis. You can see the morphing of the caterpillar here. Turns out I did get lucky again.
Comment Count 65 comments on Fri Aug 23, 2013 at 07:13 AM PDT with 88 Recommends
Today's always a tough day for me. It's the birthday of the elder of my two late sisters. "Kaye." She's been on my mind a lot lately, for a lot of reasons. I've written about her before . If ...
by Aji
Comment Count 42 comments on Mon Aug 13, 2012 at 03:33 PM PDT with 87 Recommends
I know most people would think that it's too dang early to be digging the seeds out, but not in this house. I will be setting up my grow lights and my trays, and buying some good potting mix this ...
by GreenMother
Comment Count 224 comments on Thu Dec 27, 2012 at 06:08 AM PST with 73 Recommends
The Daily Bucket is a place to share or ask questions about your observations in the natural world. It is helpful if you can include in your comment a hint about your location so that the readers ...
by AZ Sphinx Moth
Comment Count 123 comments on Wed Mar 12, 2014 at 07:00 AM PDT with 64 Recommends
This is my sister, Kaye*. She would have been 60 today. We lost Kaye some two ...
by Aji
Comment Count 80 comments on Fri Aug 13, 2010 at 11:23 AM PDT with 63 Recommends
The Daily Bucket is a regular feature of the Backyard Science group. It's a place to note the things you've seen in the natural world around you. Whether it's snails, bears, fish, bugs, weather, ...
by burnt out
Comment Count 56 comments on Fri Nov 15, 2013 at 05:00 AM PST with 62 Recommends
It was a terrible year for butterflies, at least in my backyard. Last year the earliest sighting was in mid-March, and regular sightings began in early May. This year, due to late April freezes ...
by billybush
Comment Count 40 comments on Mon Dec 30, 2013 at 02:46 PM PST with 60 Recommends
It's cold, there's snow, it's dark too early, there's ice, it's cold (did I mention it was cold? Gah! I hate winter!) Seems like a great time to talk about butterflies. The Daily Bucket is a ...
by Attack Gardener
Comment Count 105 comments on Tue Jan 27, 2015 at 09:00 AM PST with 57 Recommends
Every day is a new day and with that, a new opportunity. EVERYONE is welcome and please join us each morning at 7:30 AM PACIFIC to tell us what you're working on, share your show & tell , vent, ...
by paradise50
Comment Count 170 comments on Thu Feb 28, 2013 at 07:30 AM PST with 57 Recommends
Every day is a new day and with that, a new opportunity. EVERYONE is welcome and please join us each morning at 7:30 AM PACIFIC to tell us what you're working on, share your show & tell , vent, ...
by paradise50
Comment Count 238 comments on Thu May 09, 2013 at 07:30 AM PDT with 55 Recommends
In January of this year, inspired by my kid brother and the many amazing photographers who post here, I bought myself a super-zoom point-and-shoot camera and decided to take up photography. Little ...
by it really is that important
Comment Count 75 comments on Fri Dec 11, 2009 at 05:45 PM PST with 54 Recommends
Shenandoah National Park is a hiker's paradise: over 500 miles of trails lead up to peaks, or down to waterfalls and gorges tucked into cool corners of the park. Once the peak ...
by it really is that important
Comment Count 47 comments on Wed Jul 01, 2009 at 05:00 PM PDT with 52 Recommends