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Glacial growth rings

Franklin Lake had a thin glaze, although a few parts remained liquidly supple. Here and there, small petals of ice blossomed along reedy stems.

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Hokey Pokey Turtle

This jaunty little hoofer may be a Red-eared slider (Trachemys scripta elegans) because of the red mark behind his eye. He was center stage on a flat rock in Spring Lake doing some midday stretching, with very nice form. (That’s … Continue reading

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A flowery floating life

A sunny yellow water-lily (perhaps Nuphar lutea) in Spring Lake, its fat flat leaves fanning out like welcoming landing pads for water-drawn insects.

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