Category Archives: Animals

Peacock Memories

January 22 – As you no doubt have read about in previous blog entries, for several months last fall we had two peacocks living here in our yard, having come over from our next door neighbor’s place to enjoy our … Continue reading

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A Snake in the Laundry Room

January 9 – In late December, Dale had gone downstairs to get something that he needed to use to get the lid off a jar full of canned tomatoes. When he came back up the stairs, I was finishing off … Continue reading

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Pears Following By a Mantis

November 14 – There are such things as coincidences that make me wonder sometimes how I am connected to all of the bits and pieces that happen to me in just one day! I am going to mention just two … Continue reading

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Peacock Wrap (2 of 2)

October 10 – OK, time to finish up the Peacock Post from earlier this week… When I get up in the morning, the first thing I do is go out to the kitchen and check out the back door. Just … Continue reading

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Peacock Wrap (1 of 2)

October 8 – Remember the words, “All quiet on the Western Front?” Well, when I looked out on the front porch recently and saw no evidence of anything other than Quiet, I was reminded of the statement above, taken from … Continue reading

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Summer memories

September 21 – With the return this week of temperatures in the 90s, I was reminded of our heat wave earlier this summer when not only was it HOT but there was little rain. Everything in the garden had been … Continue reading

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Peacock Update

September 12 – Yes, the peacocks are still with us! And since the birds are finally staying closer to us, I decided I would try to talk more often to them when they were near us. My number one question … Continue reading

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The New Visitors

August 30 – Just a week ago, we had heard that our neighbor had been given two PEACOCKS as the former owners complained about the noises they made at any time of day or night. In order to keep the … Continue reading

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Animals of the Neighborhood

August 29 – In the past I have written a number of blogs dealing with our relationship with animals or birds. Living here in the country, we have many opportunities to check out the birds and to watch how their … Continue reading

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A Bird on the Ground

August 24 – The other day as I was walking around in the backyard, and enjoying the cooler weather – notice the ER at the end of cooler? We have been in the nineties now for a couple weeks, and … Continue reading

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