spiders overnight. one or 2 or 3 morning strands. there are bugs to be caught. flocking halfmoon gulls, dusk. the calls. and orion in your face, hot blue, and lower in the sky, a tall eternity, feet in the horizon. soon. buds. palm dots. ural false spirea, sorbaria sorbifolia 'sem' est un fils de noé, attracts butterflies. a moon with Thor-Jupiter & Regulus-Alpha-Leonis.
α Leo/nis: 1 of the brightest stars in the night sky, constellation Leo, a multiple 4 star system arranged in 2 pairs.
snow fell again. 6-7-8 hours or so of daylight, 5x as much snow as usual. overall, piles, overcast monochromia, polar vortex. ice, frost quakes, phat frost, flash freeze... freezes.
january 1st was new moon. palm study. geranium cuttings = root tangles.
purple snow @purpledawn and full moonsets—tinsel, glitter, frost. the parlour palm is at it again.
snowdrifts, blizzards. chipmunk (or a red squirrel). white, white hares with charcoal ear tips. the deer, mice, bluejays, chickadees, owls, coyotes, ravens, 100huddled geese, northern flicker, crows, skunks, porcupine. lots of tracks and a sundog.
comet ison is not to be seen.
thinkin' 'bout whether, semantics, phenology, plinyfroggy frondspores, &plant families. garden hardiness zone 4a
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