It’s Going to be a Long Winter

8 Sep

I found these when I went out to get the newspaper this morning.  I’ve never seen such huge acorns. Ever.                                                      DSCN0727

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5 Responses to “It’s Going to be a Long Winter”

  1. Alien Resort September 9, 2019 at 12:08 am #

    Little oaks from mighty acorns grow.

  2. Garfield Hug September 9, 2019 at 12:32 pm #

    First time seeing green acorns. I only saw dried up ones on campus in Oregon.

    • thisendoftheswamp September 11, 2019 at 12:36 am #

      Normally, acorns are brown. The color was what caught my eye. That and the fact that they were large enough to trip over.

      • Garfield Hug September 11, 2019 at 12:47 pm #

        I see. Thanks for showing me green acorns!😊

  3. tiggerlyss September 10, 2019 at 1:14 pm #

    while we were in the scouting program in Maryland, there was a gentleman who would look at the size of squirrel nests to judge the winter– the bigger the worse the winter. I could never decide if a nest was larger than in other years. However, I have found the weather lore of the first frost will occur 90 days after the first time you hear the cicadas has been pretty accurate.

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