December 23, 2015

Early Winter Random-osity

Today I'm using the structure of The Good, the Random, the Fun and also sharing with some other linkups. 

The Good: The muscovy duck family is thriving on our community lake. This summer the ducklings disappeared for a while and I was afraid a fox got them, but they reappeared almost fully grown. I guess their momma hid them well! 

The Random:  Think twice about buying fleece clothing! Polyester and acrylic microfibers end up polluting waterways and beaches. And since they are basically plastic, they don't disappear; they end up joining other plastics as a long-term problem, and might even wind up in your seafood! When scientists tested sand from 18 different beaches, they found microfiber in the sand of all of them.  Read about how many of these fibers reach the beach from your washing machine!

 Sharing with Wild Bird Wednesday

The Fun: My sister and her boyfriend visited us for a few days. Here Peggy and I are posing for a cellphone picture in the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley.


  1. Such a nice picture of you and your sister! I like the ducks too! Wishing you a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, Linda! :)

  2. I have never seen muscovy abies before. They are so chunky but cute. And love the smiles in the last photo.


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