A visitor to the backyard…

A few days ago, Hubby was out cutting the grass in the backyard. He stops to investigate what he thinks is a dirt mound near the fence. He turns off the mower, takes a closer look, then yells for me to come have a look, too. Need a closer look? Yes, that’s a Snapping Turtle. […]

How quickly they grow up…

If you’ve been following my blog, you know I’ve been keeping an eye on a Robin’s nest I found on the front porch. I thought I would give a progress report. This was about a week ago–all eyes and beaks.  Click on the photo for a closer look. I took this today. They are growing […]

Gardening in full swing!

It is now May. It seems as if it would never arrive, but here it is in all its glory. We have had a very wet Spring, so getting garden chores done has been a challenge. We finally finished altering our large garden beds to make smaller ones. Now everything is much more manageable and […]