Monthly Archives: December 2022

Naturalist Weekly: Micro-season–The Elk Sheds Its Antlers (and Other Haiku Happenings)

This week at the Naturalist Weekly blog, Mark S. blogged about the micro-season, The Elk Sheds Its Antlers, which is the second micro-season of the mini-season Winter Solstice, He discussed the differences between antlers and horns as well as which … Continue reading

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Naturalist Weekly and Other Haiku Happenings

Mark’s Naturalist Weekly blog features the micro-season, “The Common Self-Heal Sprouts,” which is the first micro-season in the mini-season Winter Solstice. These seasons are based on Japan’s seasons, and don’t follow the seasons in the part of the world where … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve Eve (again)

It’s Christmas Eve Eve as my sons called the 23rd of December. It will soon be Christmas Day, but this pedometer geek knew that it began to look like the holiday in October. How did I know? There were the … Continue reading

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Naturalist Weekly: Micro-Season–The Bear Retreats to Its Den

The second micro-season within the mini-season of Major Snow is “The Bear Retreats to Its Den.” It is the time in which bears start to hibernate. To learn more about this micro-season, check out Naturalist Weekly’s blog: https://naturalistweekly.com/2022/12/16/micro-season-the-bear-retreats-to-its-den/ Mark S. … Continue reading

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Naturalist Weekly: Micro-Season–The Sky is Cold, the Winter Comes

This week at Naturalist Weekly the mini-season of Major Snow begins with the micro-season of “The Sky is Cold, the Winter Comes (December 7-11).” Mark S has asked for haiku to reflect that micro-season. This pedometer geek writer modified an … Continue reading

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The Collection: Not My Monkeys, Not My Circus

This week at Carrot Ranch Charli Mills set a prompt based upon the ear-worm infecting her brain. It is as follows: November 28, 2022, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story using the saying, “not my … Continue reading

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Naturalist Weekly: Micro-Season–The Tachibana First Turns Yellow

This week at Naturalist Weekly, Mark S wrote the about the third micro-season (The Tachibana First Turns Yellow) of the mini-season of Minor Snow. The tachibana is a citrus fruit which is turning yellow in Japan. To read the whole … Continue reading

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