Peggy C's photos with the Piedmont area

Kingdom ..

Kingdom ..
- of Snow
- 1st one of 2017
- 8 inches in the Piedmont Triad of North Carolina
- has stayed cold
- so no melting
- crews have kept main roads okay
- but secondary roads ... be careful
- even the driveway
- not been out to get the paper
- RLC gets it when…
Added on January 10, 2017

.. still snowing

.. still snowing
- 06/Jan/2017
- first snowfall of the year
- as of 12:16 PM/EST
- 07/Jan/2017
- it is still snowing
- fat flurries
- sun keeps trying to show
- but it won't do any good
- whatever is on the ground will freeze overnight
- it will be a few days before we fi…
Added on January  7, 2017

Lifer !

Lifer !
A Long-tailed Skipper [ (Urbanus proteus) ] ..
Know they are in North Carolina ..
But, usually East of the Piedmont where I am ..
I get the Carolina Leps ( Lepidoptera ) newsletter with butterfly counts by county ..
Still can't find this one in any count…
Added on September  8, 2016

.. at last !

.. at last !
2 pm EDT -
sighted two Monarchs on Lantana -
not my yard -
had to seek them out -
on the grounds of the Arts Council -
both were very active -
no leisurely sips -
but, oh how wonderful to see them !

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Added on September 27, 2014

Live music ..

Live music ..
.. Wednesday Acoustic Jam
.. singer/guitarist Glen D Campbell III
.. yes, that really is his name
.. talented
.. friendly
.. wonderful stage presence
.. maybe someday I'll be saying "I knew him way back when"

.. good things should happen to good people…
Added on September 11, 2014

The Travelin Jones -

The Travelin Jones -
a duo from the Piedmont area of North Carolina -
music -
anything from Dylan to Celtic to Country to Blues [and Americana] -
and some written by Bad Penny for good measure -
loved drumming to "Nitro Express" -
so easy to find the groove to accompany them…
Added on August 23, 2014

.. just

.. just
because -
at the Arts Council -
flowers are everywhere -
outdoor sculptures -
something for everyone -
all tastes -
all sizes of blooming created Art -
and blooming living Art -

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Added on August 16, 2014

- simply alone

- simply alone
against the pale green background -
a few 'dings' courtesy of bugs -
but, to me .. she looked elegant -
by herself with the sun shining -
not my Garden -
down the street and over a few -
hope they didn't mind me poking around -
wasn't there long -
nobody…
Added on August  7, 2014

Skipping !

Skipping !
- on purple

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This little Skipper had a great time on the purple Buddleia davidii -
did share with several other Skippers and a couple of Clearwing Hawk Moths -

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Added on August  6, 2014

.. close enough

.. close enough
Hey, Skip ..
you can move down some ..
not only am I larger than you ..
need more nectar, too ..
- said the Bee to the Skipper butterfly as the Bee bounced on the flower (causing Skipper movement)

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Added on August  1, 2014