Jumping spider sunning in the window. Post inspired by the Daily Photo Challenges: Window, Glow, and Rounded.
Chickens are anything but pedestrian even when they are just hanging around and especially not when they want the nut. Post inspired by Photo Challenge: Pedestrian
Every now and then I babysit a family members ten month old puppy. My eight year old dog lets him know that he is in charge. One of my dogs rules is that the puppy cannot come up the stairs. So the puppy sits and waits for him to come down and play; or for … Continue reading Waiting
For a few years now small birds have attempted to build a nest under the edge of the roof on this small ledge. Most of the time they give up. This year however two birds worked really hard to get the job done: Up close it seems like a small and unusual location to … Continue reading Bird Nest
When it came to finding a new veterinary clinic for my puppy, I did a lot of research. I reviewed their websites, reviews, and information about the veterinarians at the clinics. Part of the decision making process included phone calls to ask about vaccinations. In the end I finally found a new clinic that I … Continue reading New Veterinary
Sugar ants seem to stake out their territory; as much as I stake out mine. Once they find a food source them come out in a dense pack to gobble it all up. Battling them is an ongoing challenge. The other day I put down some maple syrup to get them to go to one … Continue reading Sugar Ants
Today I looked outside and saw that the deer have returned. They appear so graceful as they munch on my neighbors blackberry bush: Then after all that hard work they look peaceful resting: Inspired by the photo challenge, "Graceful" (https://dailypost.wordpress.com/photo-challenges/graceful/)
After years of the weather people predicting snow I had little hope that we would get any. Then one day they forecast an inch of snow and we got a little dusting instead. At that point it was a bit tempting to believe that maybe the weather people might be capable of being right. The … Continue reading Snow