Summer Insects

Mid-day during the summer months, venturing out into the backyard can be quite an adventure.  I have to not only deal with the heat and humidity, but I also have to dodge flying insects!  When it’s lunchtime, it seems to be their lunchtime as well.  So if I try to pick some vegetables from the […]

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April/May Flowers

Spring Flowers seem to be almost over as summer creeps closer to us.  We’ve had several hot days and summer-like thunderstorms.  I’d like to reminisce about the beautiful flowers that have come and gone this past spring.  Indoors, my mom’s orchid bloomed beautifully.  She gave it to my oldest son for safe keeping (above).  We’ll […]

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The Foxes Are Back 2019

It’s that time of year when Mr. and Mrs. Fox make their home under our shed.  When it gets warmer, we hope to see some kits scurrying around the yard like last year. Foxes are a joy to watch!  When the snow falls, they come out to play like little kids.They like to find a […]

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Farewell Fritz

Early Monday morning, November 26th, at 6:15am, our beloved cat, Fritz, took his last breath.  He was my furry companion for 21.5 of his 24.5 years of life, witnessing both my single life and my married life with kids.  He was a fixture in the family and a part of the kids’ entire lives.  Sadness […]

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