Garden Tomatoes–Summer 2018!

My son has a nice little hobby germinating seeds–usually seeds from tropical fruits we buy at the supermarket.  But this year, he had much success focusing on something the whole family can enjoy, tomatoes!  Last year, he picked up an interesting book about home-grown tomatoes, which sparked this useful and practical interest.  It’s not exactly […]

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Baby Foxes Out on Their Own

Summer is in full swing.  That means the litter of foxes that appeared before Spring has dispersed and the baby foxes are out there in the wild on their own without their mommy.  By the time summer began, the litter of cubs went from 5-6, to just 3.  Sadly, we found some bones of one […]

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Long Gone Spring Flowers

While we are struggling to deal with the heat and humidity of summer, I can’t help but think of the flowers that appeared a month or so ago in the waning days of Spring.  I just love the photo above.  It shows the drama of garlic flowers emerging! We have a couple of rose bushes […]

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Weeds in the Backyard

I’ve been hovering around drafting this weed post for so long that these weeds have actually moved on to whatever their next stage in life is as they gear up for summer.  However, I still thought some early stage weed photos might put flowers in perspective.  But weeds aren’t too bad when viewed through my […]

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Happy Mother’s Day 2018

Today, we celebrated Mother’s Day.  There are no words that can begin to express the amount of love and nurturing a mother will shower over her children.  I couldn’t grasp this concept until I became a mother myself.  My mom–also known as Super Mom–spent ALL her time, and any of her spare time, making sure […]

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