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TP Fall Photo of the Year

The dogs and I have survived another 4th with the help of Benadryl (for them) and two loud movies (for we three). Managed to get a hike in and saw our lovely native lily, Lilium columbianum. Always leaves me a bit wistful.

D'you garden? High time we started swapping notes about the living, the slugged and the dead.

But when last we met, I was in the midst of celebrating Talking Plant's first anniversary with an array of particularly fabulous photos that premiered on the TP Flickr site. And yes, I now realize I was largely celebrating alone.

Yet in the hopes you're still stopping by as things far more pressing compete for your attention, I thought you'd enjoy a memorable blast of vivacity from last fall.

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Titled "Setting Them Free," the shot of this milkweed spilling all was captured by TP Flickr member Camera Slayer. As it turns out -- and I didn't know this until recently -- said Slayer is actually our own Harold Neal, who works as a web application developer for NPR. I asked him what camera he used for his wonderful shot; his answer, "a very thin Casio EX-V8 that I keep in my pocket for those 'unexpected' shots when I didn't bring my bigger cameras." Check out what he can do with his entire array. photo credit: Camera Slayer hide caption

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Hey, I'm "stopping by" trying to catch a new glimpse of the WWED? Garden! I can't wait to see more! When can we expect the next round of pictures?

Sent by Kristi | 4:12 PM | 7-7-2008

What Would Eve Do - the remodeling of my courtyard garden - didn't seem to generate enough encouraging traffic to keep me on the subject so right now I'm just enjoying the view...!

Sent by Ketzel Levine | 5:18 PM | 7-7-2008

I was enjoying the WWED! I was saving my comments until the end.

Just so you know, I'm green with envy of your fabulous fountain. I'm currently lusting for a new *solar* fountain pump.

Sent by Lauren Uroff | 11:16 PM | 7-7-2008