Silent Sunday: August in My Yard

Silent Sunday: August in My Yard

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Russian Sage & Karl Foerster Grass, © Carol Labuzzetta, 2018.
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“Soon” the apples will be ready! 
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Incoming Hummingbird! © Carol Labuzzetta, 2018
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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly on Hydrangea, © Carol Labuzzetta, 2018
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A Stunning Weed in My Yard, © Carol Labuzzetta, 2018.
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Fruit from our own trees. © Carol Labuzzetta, 2018.
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“Daylily” Unknown variety. © Carol Labuzzetta, 2018.
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Common milkweed pods in one of my butterfly gardens. © Carol Labuzzetta, 2018
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Swallowtail Framed, © Carol Labuzzetta, 2018
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Swallowtails in Summer, © Carol Labuzzetta, 2018
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Wild Blue Lupine – a Prairie Native added to my yard this year & blooming out of season.                  © Carol Labuzzetta, 2018
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Red Admiral Butterfly, © Carol Labuzzetta, 2018.
Silent Sunday: Some Good Eats

Silent Sunday: Some Good Eats

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Maryland Crab Cakes, A favorite Summer meal.
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Finished Crab Cakes.
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Shrimp Scampi for the two of us who love shrimp! 
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Our shrimp scampi meal.
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Blueberries fresh from the yard, 2018.
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Blueberry pancakes with our own blue berries! What’s not to like?! 
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Candy apples, not caramel, are the best! 2017
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Flourless Chocolate Cake. Yum. 
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Making apple cider from our own apples. Fun and Yummy!
Signs of Summer: Flowers & Sunsets

Signs of Summer: Flowers & Sunsets

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Sunflowers in Full Bloom, © Carol Labuzzetta 2018
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Cut and Come Again Zinnia, © Carol Labuzzetta, 2018
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Weeds and Flowers, Alike. © Carol Labuzzetta, 2018
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Sunset Reflected on Hultman Lake, © Carol Labuzzetta, 2018
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Rose Milkweed, © Carol Labuzzetta, 2018
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Prairie Blue Eyes Daylily in my yard, © Carol Labuzzetta, 2018

 

Silent Sunday: The Fruition of the School Flower Garden At North Woods

Silent Sunday: The Fruition of the School Flower Garden At North Woods

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Silent Sunday: A Visit to the Minneapolis Institute of Art

Silent Sunday: A Visit to the Minneapolis Institute of Art

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Silent Sunday: Monarch Madness

Silent Sunday: Monarch Madness

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Newly emerged male monarch on succulents, © Carol Labuzzetta, 2018
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Monarch in Liatris, 2018 © Carol Labuzzetta
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Monarch feeding on Liatris in my Garden, © Carol Labuzzetta, 2018
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Monarchs & Liatris, July 2018. © Carol Labuzzetta
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Monarchs Welcome! © Carol Labuzzetta, 2018
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Newest Monarchs, July 15, 2018. A total of 19 raised and released by this day. © Carol Labuzzetta, 2018.
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New Monarch. © Carol Labuzzetta, 2018
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Laundry Room Monarchs, © Carol Labuzzetta, 2018
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My “textbook” for my Graduate Seminar in EE/EI this summer! 
Silent Sunday: Midwest Hiking Scenes

Silent Sunday: Midwest Hiking Scenes

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View of Onalaska from Greens Coulee Hike, July 2018 © Carol Labuzzetta
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View of Mississippi River from Effigy Mounds National Monument in Iowa.
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Mounds and Overlooks at Effigy Mounds National Monument, Iowa. © Carol Labuzzetta, 2015
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Seven Bridges Road, Iron Bridge. Wisconsin. © Carol Labuzzetta, 2003.
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Up to Brady’s Bluff, Perrot State Park, Trempealeau Wisconsin, © Carol Labuzzetta, 2016
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Holland Sand Prairie, © Carol Labuzzetta, 2017
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Timm’s Hill Trail, Northern Wisconsin Woods, © Carol Labuzzetta, 2015

Trempealeau Wildlife Refuge, Prairie Loop Trail, © Carol Labuzzetta, 2017

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View of Marshland/Mid-west Migratory Bird Flyway over LaCrosse as seen from                GrandDad’s Bluff, WI. © Carol Labuzzetta, 2015