Monthly Archives: December 2010

Obituary: A Tribute to My Favorite Dog

In February 2003 my wife and I were looking for our first dog together.  After some searching she found an ad for German shepherd dog(GSD)/yellow lab mixed puppies.  The babies were the result of an unplanned mating between the owner’s … Continue reading

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Random Plant: Bristly greenbrier

Although it’s December in Michigan, yesterday I came across some still-green plants on a hike through a local floodplain forest.  While I was unsurprised to find winter-hardy sedges and garlic mustard rosettes, the vine above caught my attention.  Known as … Continue reading

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