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“Nature will bear the closest inspection. She invites us to lay our eye level with her smallest leaf, and take an insect view of its plain.”
Henry David Thoreau

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Serendipity Farm is almost devoid of plains. Plains are not something that we get to see a lot of here in Tasmania. I struggled to find a few photos of “plains”. I then remembered that “plain” means more than one thing! I want to share someone here who is just “plain old comfortable”…

Bezial found a sunbeam

Bezial found a sunbeam

And here is one of the bush tracks within an hour of Serendipity Farm that we can head off to whenever we get bored of our regular dog walking tracks…it’s just “plain gorgeous”…

Cool Temperate Sclerophyll Forest track in Northern Tasmania

Cool Temperate Sclerophyll Forest track in Northern Tasmania

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I (Sincerely, Emily) and in the same boat with Fran (figuratively speaking of course.) No open plains or prairies with beautifully dancing grasses. Just plain life happening around here.

A plain view of dinner (not quite a landscape, is it?)

dinnergetting ready for a plant sale as part of the local garden club I belong to.

Need to keep an eye on that deer in the left of the photo! She will come and munch on everything

Need to keep an eye on that deer in the left of the photo! She will come and munch on everything

I want to say “just plain life,” but my life is anything but plain. There is a lot of “not dabbling in normal” around here.

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The plains are my (Alexandra) landscape. Although I spent my childhood in the rocky passages of Pennsylvania, my heart belongs to the prairie. My brother has an eye for its beauty:

9643416005_e067fbeb9f_bphoto: (c) Andrew Paul Nelson 2013

Do you have great views of plains in your area?

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