Hoarfrost

White particles, usually crystalline, of ice formed on objects exposed to cold air…and everything looks so beautiful.  We have had a number of days this year in Little Falls to enjoy this beauty; and I can’t resist taking my camera with me on my short trek to the museum.  It…

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Choke Berry Bush Update

As you will see from the photo below, the Choke Berry Bush still has those shriveled berries.  We’ve had snow on the ground since before Christmas; and it looks as though the article I read about the birds eating the berries when their food supply is scarce may not be…

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Holiday Hours – Closing Early Today

Due to the snow, The Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum is closing early today (December 24). We’ll be closing at noon and the museum will remained closed until Tuesday, December 29. Here’s the lineup in a more visual format: December 24: Closed at 12:00 p.m. December 25: Closed December 26:…

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Update on Chokeberry Bush

It’s happening.  Thursday when I left work, the chokeberries were fine.  Today I stopped dead in my tracks when I saw them.  Shriveling!  That’s what they’re doing!  It was 27 degrees in our neck of the woods this morning, and, so far, no birds have eaten the berries.   The Oriole’s…

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