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Out Came the Flies

Flies have a tendency to be annoying, so one way I've found to keep them away is by trying to photograph them. Unfortunately, not even that works all the time. Here's a look at some of the flies I've come across in the past month.   Archytas a ...

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Spring and Tulips

These flowers were blooming in the yard, but I had no idea what kind they were. Unsurprisingly, it didn't take long to look them up because of their distinctive coloring. They are Tulipa kaufmannianas, also known as Johann Strauss tulips or ...