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Summer in Litchfield

August 24, 2015 White.

August 20, 2015 VĂ©raison for Marquette.

August 6, 2015 Pollen everywhere.

July 22, 2015 This rainbow followed a brief downpour.
Rainbow. Rainbow. Rainbow.

July 17, 2015 The subtle back colors of a tiger swallowtail.

July 1, 2015 Sunset between showers as a cool front pushes through.

June 29, 2015 Venus and Jupiter one degree apart in evening twilight; just close enough to fit tegether in the (lower) telescope view, which shows the crescent shape of Venus.
Venus and Jupiter. Venus and Jupiter.

June 26, 2015 A Giant Leopard moth at rest.
Giant leopard moth.

June 24, 2015 Pink fluffy clouds at sunset between storms.

June 21, 2015 -- The Summer Solstice at 12:38 this afternoon.

June 2, 2015 Cool and wet.
Flower in the rain.

May 13, 2015 From quince blossoms to ground flowers, color is abundant.



May 8, 2015 More and more green is emerging.

May 1, 2015 Small but beautiful; May flowers.
Flower. Flower.

April 29, 2015 Morning sunshine lights up an ear.

April 26, 2015 Altitude: one foot AGL. The grass is showing it's first hint of green.
Hot air balloon.

April 23, 2015 A shower of ice pellets shows the variability of Spring weather.
Ice Pellets.

April 22, 2015 More flowers.

April 20, 2015 A foggy interval between periods of rain.

April 16, 2015 Finally, something that looks like Spring.

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