Wednesday, February 22, 2012

[not so] wordless wednesday

furry tree



like little green stars

in the forest

lichen

a few shots from the very mossy woods. does anyone know the name of that incredibly large, fern-like moss in the second photo? i keep meaning to look it up.

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thanks for all your well wishes recently. i got my cast removed and pins yanked out (with regular old pliers, no less!) yesterday. i have a bandage to cover the wounds for a little bit, and a splint to wear when out of the house. at home i'm on a regimen of stretches to try and work the stiffness out of the joint. all in good time, although i was a little disappointed to still need to wear a plastic bag on my arm in the shower last night, to protect the bandage. but, that's how it goes.

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i am planning a whale of a shop update for this sunday - har har. right now there will be two grey whales, two belugas, and a right whale. i'm hoping to have a narwhal or two as well, maybe another right whale. after that i'm going to switch focus to some other creatures, including a special project coming up that i hope you guys will enjoy.

hope your week is going well!

6 comments:

Heather M. said...

I have a great book, "Plants of Coastal British Columbia" by Pojar and MacKinnon, but I still wouldn't venture a guess at which moss is which. I can't even tell what the 3 mosses are on my garden pagoda. I'm planning on getting "Mosses, Lichens and Ferns of Northwest North America", though and maybe that will help.

Margie Oomen said...

i think it might be a plume moss similar to ptilium crista castrensis which grows in ontario forests

Michaelanne said...

I am so glad you finally got your cast off!!! Everything is so green where you are...That waterfall is so pretty!!!It is still snowing here..although, it is wet, heavy snow..today we are hitting 42, which is ALOT warmer than it usually is this time of year..Hopefully, Spring comes early..

Dawn said...

Yay for the cast off!
Love your mossy photos!

rebecca said...

yes! hooray! cast-b-gone! hope things are loosening up both in your wrist and your head. (sorry about the cold.) you'll have to have a proper celebration when all is right. how would you celebrate that? a cartwheel? or maybe just a nice beer.

lauradora said...

I think it may be hylocomium splendens. I also have Plants of Coastal British Columbia and it's wonderful.