The honeysuckle has been in full bloom much of the summer, but hummingbirds are rare so far. I’ve only seen one a handful of times, and each of those visits has been brief. 49 more words
3 days, 23 hours ago
Random Musings From a Type-A Workaholic
//hangs head in shame//
I know…Slack. Sorry. Seriously.
Work? OMG! Work has been a bear (but still somewhere I enjoy going each day…really)! I was able to get two additional positions added to my Transport Department, and after two months of meetings? 247 more words
4 weeks ago
A house wren began claiming the yard’s nest boxes in late April. He spent days on end carrying twigs, working on nests in each of the boxes… 219 more words
I am, to put it mildly, an “animal person.” As I write this, one of my cats is asleep on my desk beside my laptop, and my dog is asleep at my feet. 1,142 more words
1 month ago
The milkweed was meant to be the yard’s monarch nursery, but in April it became a rabbit nursery.
Rabbits are the yard’s charismatic megafauna, and… 261 more words
Another picture heavy, word light post.
I was hit with a pretty decent sinus infection earlier in the week and it killed my creativity, in that all I wanted to do was sleep…and sleep I did. 641 more words
1 month, 2 weeks ago
I can’t remember noticing, before, how the light changes as spring progresses.
The yard’s surfaces absorb and reflect, soften and sharpen the sun’s new angle. 68 more words
1 month, 3 weeks ago