Leave the Leaves
Suzan Bellincampi
French philosopher Albert Camus saw only positives in the change of season. He explained, “Autumn is a second spring, where every leaf is a flower.”
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Mary's Gold
Suzan Bellincampi
Calendula was anointed with the nickname marigold in reference to the Virgin Mary, who may (or may not) have worn one on her dress.
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A Wolff at the Door
Suzan Bellincamppi
Greg Palermo and Margaret Curtin are not ones to cry wolf.
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In Darkness, It Waits
Suzan Bellincampi
Dark matter and its sister, dark energy, go bump in the universe.
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Gone Corny
Suzan Bellincampi

There has been a bumper crop of Island corn this season. Thanks to Morning Glory, I have a sufficient number of ears.

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Cotton-Candy-Colored Vision
Suzan Bellincampi
Usually brown or green, Marjorie Spitz of Aquinnah found a katydid that was pretty in pink.
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Born Polluted but Fates Aren't Sealed
Suzan Bellincampi

Last month, NOAA declared an Unusual Mortality Event for pinnipeds, a group of aquatic mammals that include seals.

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Whale Watching on Land
Suzan Bellincampi
Dr. John Patrick worked to set the identification of a whale skull bone in motion.
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Bug Sauce
Suzan Bellincampi
If you are keen on consumption, collecting pill bugs is not difficult.
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Cinderella in Reverse
Suzan Bellincampi
The brown-hooded owlet is a brown and very nondescript moth, a plain Jane even among moths.
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