I have started my Big Project – review and transfer my photos from one management program to another. I think I’ve got the basics down, but phew, what a task this is going to be. Here are some of the … Continue reading →
Just look at those lips! This look lasted for a second or so … but really, what a face. We then heard that ‘it’s that time of year’ and this guy was closely monitoring a nearby female. But he wasn’t … Continue reading →
It’s been a week since I first planted the little lettuces. Happily, they are strong and growing. We’ve now added corn, Swiss chard, and red bell pepper. The corn makes me giggle.
When I think of corn in our yard it reminds me of a house that we looked at when we were buying our current house. What a surprise! It’s in a quiet, nice little nearby neighborhood. We walked in and whoa! there were 5 men sitting in the living room watching a monster TV that took up one entire wall, covering the window. The kitchen had dirty pans on the stove, greasy dishes in the sink. The guest bathroom had a sagging ceiling. The bedrooms seemed to all house a couple living in them. The master bathroom had underwear hanging on the broken shower door. Then we went to look at the yard – wow! there was corn growing. And that’s why I now laugh to myself when I think of corn in my yard.
And I have to add a picture of a flower. I just love taking pictures of flowers.
Hooray, it’s Butterfly Jungle time at the Safari Park! For a few weeks every year the Park has a special area prepped for butterflies, and this was my first visit to see them. Entrance is staged by time, so … Continue reading →
It’s day 3 after planting and I’m happy that all the lettuces are still alive! No snails or slugs so far either. But the pictures are not exciting, so I will wait until they all are more impressive to post more pictures. Next planting soon – maybe some peppers?
I haven’t had much luck with vegetables, but it’s Spring and I must try it again. Today we have 12 new lettuce plants in a newly turned spot outside our kitchen window. Phew! I hope to see them tomorrow!