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Lookin’ out my back door

For anybody who wonders why I live here …

… that’s 12 feet from my back door.

Of course, sometimes the vegetation does get carried away. Between morning glory, ivy, alder saplings, and the omnipresent blackberry vines, you can almost watch the grow-y things growing. Summer may not be sunny, but it’s one long struggle to keep plants from taking over plants. This is what that big fern in the right foreground looked like 10 minutes before I took the above shot, being strangled and consumed by morning glory tendrils:

Beautiful, cannibalistic vegetation. We have everything a rain forest has. Except, you know, the lovely tropical heat.

Still, this is not a bad view to awaken to every morning:

Back soon with a links post or something more content-y.


  1. Fred M.
    Fred M. July 16, 2019 11:20 am

    Beautiful…and quieting!

  2. kentmcmanigal
    kentmcmanigal July 16, 2019 2:17 pm

    What? No Sasquatch peering at you from the shadows of the trees? I’d be disappointed.

  3. Claire
    Claire July 16, 2019 4:34 pm

    Don’t tell me you missed him (or her), Kent! It was right there

  4. kentmcmanigal
    kentmcmanigal July 16, 2019 8:45 pm

    They are always too blurry for me to see, I guess.

  5. John Wilder
    John Wilder July 18, 2019 7:33 pm

    Very nice. And no mowing.

  6. Comrade X
    Comrade X July 19, 2019 12:16 pm

    “Very nice. And no mowing.”


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