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Make friends with fearsome creatures

Last weekend, I opened my hot tub lid to find this handsome fellow, a five-foot black rat snake luxuriating in the steam on the corner of the tub. 328 more words

Lake Living

Snakes Around the House

I enjoy working on the house and property in mid summer, when the weather is warm and friendly. And, I’m not alone in my fondness for warm weather. 183 more words

Nature Photography

"The River and a Garter Snake"

This is of the river I go to sometime and I went with my mom this one time. Also there was a Garter Snake there too.


A Wandering Garter Snake is a sub-species of the Western Terrestrial Garter Snake. They can be found in high altitude areas from the Midwest prairies to the Pacific coast of North America. 38 more words


Wednesday Vignette - beyond the startle of the surprise...

I have always had the most intense snake phobia. Ridiculous, I know – I have been known to drop books and scream if I was surprised by a photo of a snake in it. 447 more words

Wednesday Vignette


In a wooded place,

a tiny shrine to Mary

houses garter snakes.