• Nature,  Photography

    Gloomy Monday

    I know the song is Gloomy Sunday but today’s Monday… And it’s going to be gloomy all week. A storm system is passing through and it’s bringing us lots of rain. This is a good thing for…

  • Nature,  Photography

    Winter Weather

    We rarely get snow here where I live. In winter, we get rain instead. So while we’re all wishing for snow, I’m still happy for the rain. I love rain and the way it makes the earth…

  • Animals,  Nature,  Photography

    Grapeleaf Skeletonizers

    When I saw these caterpillars, I got very excited. They were a pretty, vibrant yellow with blue stripes at each end. Clumped together on leaves, or what’s left of the leaves, they were kind of cute. Although…

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    A friendship that lasts even across the miles is rare indeed. And even though there are phones and social media to keep each other “in the know” about life, nothing beats actual time together in RL. It’s…

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    People,  Wordless Wednesday

    Peaceful Colors

    Nowadays, it’s rare for me to see my three oldest children getting along, while doing the same activity. So you can bet that I took pictures when I saw them peacefully coloring together the other day. Although…

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    Nature,  Wordless Wednesday

    Fall Beginnings

    One of the reasons why Fall is my favorite season is because the plants get reprieve from the heat of summer. Flowers start blooming as if it’s springtime! Please enjoy the meager Fall blooms of my backyard…

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    People,  Wordless Wednesday

    Play Outside

    The backyard in my parents’ house is unique. If you compared it to the rest of the neighborhood, it would stick out like a thumb. This backyard looks like it belongs in the country. There’s no manicured…