December 12, 2017
Sunday I walked downtown to see what I could see. I was headed for the alleys, but the pavement got to me first.
December 11, 2017
I had a little time November 28 before I had to leave on the first leg of my journey south for (most of) the winter. Walking the three or four minutes over to Rock Pond, I found some cattails hit by early morning light.
December 10, 2017
The first freeze of the season wrung the juice out of the begonia plant onto the sidewalk below, making an interesting pattern.
December 9, 2017
December 8, 2017
December 7, 2017
December 6, 2017
You may remember the photograph of the begonia plant that captured my heart this summer. Shortly before I left Ohio to spend a few months in Florida, this is how it looked—still beautiful to me but perhaps a bit alien.
November 12, 2017
November 10, 2017
Here’s a closer view of the sulfur bacteria in action. See also the post of October 21, 2014, which explains where the sulfur comes from.
November 9, 2017
Another element that associates with bacteria in water the way iron does is sulfur. The evidence in Ohio’s Vermilion River is more rare than the evidence for iron bacteria (shown in yesterday’s post), but it was there last month.