Could there be a brighter harbinger? A panorama of flowers trying to ward off the mean old cold The bright early plum She wants to bloom free Says winter’s a bum I agree with the tree … Continue reading Come On, Spring!
I shall describe this without pictures of the bats, bear with me. For the month of July, I heard almost nothing of my petite friends. I got the occasional peep and rustle from the nest in my big upstairs studio/library. … Continue reading The Little Brown Bat Family
Honeysuckles! Walking around the woods, the honeysuckles are about over now. They have beautiful flowers and strangling vines; woe unto the bush they get near. Another rampant Asian import! Of course this one is pretty, as are many of the others. As choke-worthy as … Continue reading Honeysuckles, A Kid’s Delight
Walking about the woodland Saturday, I some noticed milkweeds along the driveway ditch which brought to mind a story. It’s a story that gives a little idea of what Dad was like. Dad was sitting out with Mom and me … Continue reading A Milkweed Memory
As I went through some photographs on my terribly overloaded computer, I saw these about the windborne spider invasion a while back. I was here rather late and the night shift guy ran in and said it was snowing spiders! … Continue reading Spider Barrage!
Walking around the woods, I keep an eye out for the newest wildflower blooms, snakes, and for something unusual. Saturday was a beauteous day, sunny without excess heat and thankfully rainless. The ever-present fleabane is very pretty in the white … Continue reading I Met A New Guy!
Apparently my woodland aspires to be a jungle. We do have a wide variety of bird songs and noises, and avian visitors from far down south. If you’ve never heard the raucous call of the Pileated Woodpecker, think ‘The Land … Continue reading Tarzan, I’m Ready!