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Monthly Archives: June 2013

Photos of the day, June 23, 2013 – Supermoon over Albuquerque

I happened to be driving home yesterday from the fix-it store and remembered that it was the “Supermoon” weekend, prompted of course by a giant rising full moon over the mountains.  Unfortunately there was a rather thick layer of high cloud that obscured the moon so I put it out of my mind until later […]

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Photos of the day, Saturday June 15, 2013

While working on my slideshow galleries of wildflowers this week I learned a new word, Pollinator.  With this word though, came a second new one, embedded in the definition that I found on Wikipedia. A pollinator is the biotic agent (vector) that moves pollen from the male anthers of a flower to the female stigma of a flower to accomplish fertilization orsyngamy of the female gamete in the ovule of the flower […]

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Photo of the Day, June 11, 2013

Domestic flower terrorist in training, deep in thought.

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Photo of the day, June 9, 2013

I had hoped to try and climb the mountain twice today and as such, I was on the trail earlier than normal, at 6:50am to be exact.  Since the mountain is closing due to the fire danger, one of the early victims has been the wildflowers, either wilted shortly after blossom or not showing up […]

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The Bug was for Free – Photo of the day, June 8, 2013

There I was, working on the macro settings of my camera and since I use manual focus, I was moving the camera every so slightly in and out to try and get the Mountain Parsley into focus. And along came a ??? I’ve got no clue just exactly what this is, but it sure has […]

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