The Silliest Things

The silliest things amuse me.  I finally got a couple photos of the albino squirrel who roams the neighborhood regularly.  I think the albinism makes it faster than the other gray squirrels.  Honestly, these shots were the best I could get.  That thing is hyper!  No other squirrels were giving chase, just a crazy, quick … Continue reading

Snow arrived just in time for my dirt delivery… sigh

Well we woke up to snow on the ground today.  Not a big deal really but I will be a tad upset if my magnolia tree does not bloom this year because of it.  Two years ago the same thing happened and my magnolia failed to bloom because of the late freeze.  We shall see.  … Continue reading

List it out: Garden accomplishments

Grow mix is being delivered this week! Started the fencing between posts around garden. Seeds/plants so far: garlic broccoli leaks bunching onions chives tomatoes cherry tomatoes bell peppers jalapeno peppers strawberries, bare roots blueberry bushes, plants cilantro oregano basil marigolds Perennials all cut back and some weeding done. Bird houses cleared/cleaned and set out. ** … Continue reading

Spring started with garden work!

Our first days of Spring were spent building the new garden.  It is going smashingly! I decided on 2×10’s for my garden boxes to allow for carrot and potato growing.  Also we decided to make each box separate 4×4 boxes instead of making some 4×8.  This way if I end up hating the arrangement I … Continue reading

Adventure with the littles… take two

Knowing that the situation at the park yesterday had been resolved, we went back to have an adventure today.  65 degrees and sunny… yes, we are there! The littles are turning into great bird watchers!  They have learned these fine basics already: freeze! whispering walking softly on crunchy grass/sticks/leaves listening for birds to sing & … Continue reading

Sunday Outing – March 14, 2010

Even with all the flooding and cold, nasty weather I was able to see a few birds.  Nothing new but still had fun and got a good workout in with all the extra hiking around flooded areas.  43 degrees F.  Here are my counts: Location 1: 1 wood duck (m) 1 great blue heron 2 … Continue reading

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