Keyword: Sura Jeselsohn
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Continuing our discussion on quilts from last week, cotton and its bolls have a particularly serious drawback as a commercial crop. more
Fabric has always attracted me. My mother was a home sewer, and when I would accompany her to a fabric store to pick out new material for our school clothes, I would wander down the aisles as she made her choices. For me, the stores were a wonderland of colors and patterns. more
Now that I am taking part in the iNaturalist effort, documenting as much of New York City’s flora as possible, I stop more frequently on my walks to check out seeming minutiae. more
Recently, I attended yet another meeting held by Community Board 8 about disingenuous developers acquiring a parcel of desirable land with the intent of building high-density buildings. more
Our pumpkin spider builds a new web every day. Because web silk is metabolically expensive, the spider eats its old web each evening before spinning a new one the next morning in order to conserve the protein content. more
Entomologists have an overall appreciation of insects. I, on the other hand, am much more selective. more
I am used to hearing blue jays squawking around my house. more
Returning to my invasives, which I started talking about last week, the flowerbed in the backyard looked absolutely fabulous this spring. more
I clearly have been working on my garden for many years. The first few were backbreaking as I had to clear away years of neglect, and even dumping. more
Although the weather is still warm, the calendar plus the sudden increase in falling leaves is telling us that Summer 2018 is departing. more
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