Linda -- Thanks for the links.
I'm currently monitoring eagle activity along the Potomac. They're pairing
up, sharing lunch, etc. Keeping a watch for new nests, in addition to the
The last bloom on 04R3, cut when first blooming on
December 5, is opening in the cold kitchen. --
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Sent: Thursday, January 07, 2010 9:46
Subject: [iris-photos] OT-CHAT: seedlings
& waay off topic - cranes
Iris - well, they are frozen.
Seedlings are growing on the sun
porch, where it's been cold enough most
nights to accumulate chilling for
ungerminated seeds (<40oF). The other
day, I found one seedling in one
of the burritos that I hadn't been
checking regularly had 3 leaves and had
grown <through> the paper towel.
It was in the wine cooler, which
has a glass front, so was actually
able to produce green pigment. Tough
On to the off topic: They now have live video cameras
traveling with the
crop of endangered whooping cranes learning the route
Trike camera (attached to the lead ultralite), live somewhere
the mornings and afternoons, handheld camera at the traveling pensite
broadcasting trike preparation and take off.