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Los cubanos

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June 16, 2019. We finally got to see the Cuban national baseball team today as they played a doubleheader - we saw all of the first and part of the second before heading to Bella Vista for a Father's Day get together with family. Lovely day; too much sun, maybe, but I'm not complaining. https://flic.kr/p/2gfjHu5

Glow Fair in the Rain

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June 15, 2019. It was a nice plan - go to the Glow Fair downtown and then catch the Cuban National baseball team playing the Ottawa Champions. The ball game was rained out, and the Glow Fair was just rained on. Still, we persisted, taking in as much as there was remaining in the rain, one of the highlights of which was the group of artists painting rain-drippy murals. https://flic.kr/p/2gf4yQ8

Milkweed

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June 14, 2019. We have a bountiful crop of milkweed in our back yard, carefully cultivated over a number of years to provide food for monarch butterflies. Good day today, got some stuff done, including an evaluation report on a funding proposal. https://flic.kr/p/2geJkRP

The Neighbour's Backstop

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June 13, 2019. This consriction sticks up above a very large hedge between the yards. It reminds me of the backstop we built in our yards when I was a kid (my father and I built it). Ours was *way* better, with four sturdy posts and proper chain link fencing, and it went up about 12 feet, with a mast for a flag. Of course, we had a lot more room to work with. https://flic.kr/p/2geJuaK

Common Ringlet

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June 12, 2019. Spent the day catching up on a backlog of recordings, publications, and other stuff that needed to be added to my website. This Common Ringlet (Coenonympha tullia) was enjoying the sunshine in the back yard. https://flic.kr/p/2gdbVXm

Dewberry Trail

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June 11, 2019. I went for a ride on Dewberry Trail in Mer Bleu after work today - I left a bit early because I'm also presenting online tonight at 10 (still in the future as I type this). The morning I spent studying Git some more (it's a brilliant piece of software with simply awful documentation and usability). https://flic.kr/p/2gcGFp2