Tag Archives: Animals

Llama Pajamas

September 29 – Our latest animal visitors from next door have been visiting us lately – a pair of llamas! They seem to like it here and have been over here a lot. They have been wandering around out back … Continue reading

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Prelude to Peacocks

August 20 – As soon as some of the folks see what I am writing about, our peacocks, I hope you won’t say, How many more times is this woman going to write about those birds?” But I know for … Continue reading

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A Missouri Nature Lesson

July 29 – On a recent evening we sat on the front porch for quite a while, watching a thunderstorm to our east and enjoying the constant flashes of lightning, and thunder. The lightning area reached for miles along the … Continue reading

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On Which Chris Goes Walk-About

March 27 – I have found through the years that if I don’t get something done as soon as I would like, it takes a long time to catch up (if I ever do!) In the old days I tried … Continue reading

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Fire and Water (and crocodiles)

March 13 – One of the town as we lived in while I was a boy in Africa was called Clonsilla, a suburb of the town of Gwelo. My parents had rented a house there and in the yard around … Continue reading

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Slides, Snows, and Cats

February 24 – Years ago 35mm slides were all the thing, and Chris literally took hundreds and hundreds of them. We have them stored in trays and boxes. Unfortunately, our projector died out and we ended up throwing it away. … Continue reading

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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 (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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