Archive for September 22nd, 2011

Triple Maple Spinner

Back when I was growing up, I knew maple seeds came in pairs and finding a triple-seed cluster was a wonderful stroke of good fortune. Our young lady grew up knowing that same thing, of course.

Tri-wing maple seed

Tri-wing maple seed

Turns out the maple tree near the end of the driveway produces triple-wing seed clusters on a regular basis; we find several each year.

It hasn’t reduced the magic of maple spinners, but we no longer line them up along the fireplace…

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