The New Look

I couldn’t sleep last night,  so I stayed up until 4pm playing on this blog.

Because it was a few years since inception, I reasoned that now was the time for an updated look.  Perhaps it’s a good idea to lose the green eyeshadow….

Please check out the site. New layout – New colors
– AND apparently it’s now friendly for all mobile devices as well as the good old desktop!

What do you think of the new look?
Does it work?
How’s it feel?

I value your critique!

Blackberry Invasion

blackberry growing up in a gary oak tree
photo by SVSeekins

Out walking the other day, C spotted proof positive that blackberries are tenacious – – check out this pic:

This blackberry has taken root in the little nest between a branch & trunk of a garry oak tree!

It must be 7 or 8 feet off the ground!

My guess is the seed got there via the digestive tract of a bird.  I wouldn’t have expected that seed to sprout & survive in this location.  Perhaps that bird wanted his very own berry patch?

blackberry growing in a gary oak
photo by SVSeekins

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