Tags » Garter Snake

Earth Day 2014: In the Woods

Thinking about Earth Day, we left Hell’s Kitchen and went to the woods. There, life seemed in check, still under the cover of grays and browns, but the more we looked, the more we saw… 127 more words

Snake on the Water

First day out on the river today and the fishing was pretty useless. The water was way too high after all that rain.

But I spotted… 82 more words


Snakes in the backyard

Growing up in Toledo, OH, my younger brother found a garter snake in the back yard. We captured it and turned it into a pet. We provided it an aquarium and fed it crickets. 353 more words


Fernhill Wetlands 10 April 2014

I took a quick tour of Fernhill Wetlands this week. Great changes are planned for this site. The main lake will be made smaller, and the other two impoundments will be replaced with emergent wetlands. 178 more words

OR Birding Sites

Birthday SSSurprissse

My hubby celebrated his birthday yesterday. I made him sweet rolls and got him a gift or two, but his most interesting gift didn’t come from me. 284 more words


Animal Spotting

Over the past year of living in Canada, before moving to the cabin, I have been fortunate enough to spot a fair amount of wildlife or footprints on hikes. 867 more words