Camera In Hand On A Short Hike

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First thing I noticed that grabbed my attention was how loaded down this catalpa tree is with pods.

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Next, I paused in the stream bed of the spring that fills the pond and admired this particularly large grape vine. I wonder just how old it is. I wonder how long they can live. I wonder how much bigger a wild grapevine can get. Wondering, I wander off.

I walked up into the blackberry field, staying on the path I try to maintain periodically.