I picked our first tomato today–one of our patio tomatoes. We haven’t eaten it yet–we’re letting it ripen a little more–so we’ll have to wait and see how it tastes.

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Leaf on the fence, caught in a strand of spider web.

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Spider in the bushes. It’s woven an unusual white web, which seems to serve as camouflage for the white and gray spider.

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And here is the hyperactive young mockingbird that was zipping around my front yard this afternoon, from wire to grass to roof and then back to a wire again. It’s fluffed itself up here, but you can still see the streaks on its chest that indicate it’s a young bird.

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