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Back to School

Our first week of school ended on a somewhat sour note. I canceled classes mid-morning Thursday, sent my absent husband an SOS, and gratefully accepted my sister’s offer to keep me company until Ryan finished his reserve duty. 539 more words

Slippery Snake

Hickory wasn’t too excited about the animal we saw today.

Good thing this garter snake disappeared fast! Though not faster than Hickory!

Backyard Habitat


The hunters …

Miss Susie, Princess Hunter

Maxie the Brave

Tuxie the Brave

A deluge of rain came quickly late Monday afternoon, leaving two inches of rain and some hail. 113 more words


Snake Skin in the Garden

When my mom and I set out on an adventure to see what we could find to start our wildlife journal, we didn’t have to go very far!   96 more words

Garter Snake


I learned how to safely handle non-poisonous snakes when I was a 9 year old, participating in a Pathfinder Camporee. Pathfinders are like boy scouts and girl scouts combined, and the camporee was a once a year event that had kids from all over the state getting together and showing off their skills: marching, knot tying, camping, canoeing, and many other outdoor activities. 436 more words

Scripture Postcard

The Perfect End to a Wonderful Week

Our Sunday plan was to round out our vacation with a day at home, to let the kids rest while my husband and I worked cleaning out the basement. 607 more words