today was no exception
the forecast for tomorrow morning is -17 C
saint paul, minnesota
i pick up new-to -me pine cones whenever i come across them. i keep them in a box in my storage room. i always assumed i would use them some day for holiday decor–on a table or mantel. but STILL blog is a much better use, don’t you agree?
my collection includes cones from : australian pine, cedar, jack pine, balsam, cypress, douglas fir, austrian pine, scotch pine, norway spruce, white and black spruce, red pine, white pine, atlas cedar, parasol pine, longleaf pine, and sequoia redwood
minnesota, florida, georgia, california, and languedoc, france
the pieces we can confidently identify include: intact bird skeleton, muskrat jaw, coyote jaw, heron leg bones, deer ribs, beaver skull, catfish skull, bass spine, turtle breastbone, northern pike head and spine, green frog skeleton, squirrel skull, baby raccoon skull, raccoon skull, northern pike jaw