Tag Archives: Nature

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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A Bird in the House is Worth…

November 30 – This last Monday morning Chris opened the door into the garage that leads into the kitchen, and in flew a bird that must have been locked in the garage overnight. It flew right to the ceiling fan … 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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Hail to the Fairchilds

September 26 – So I’m finally getting around to a post about a real humdinger of a hail storm that we had earlier this summer. We may not get hurricanes in Missouri, but we DO get storms! I believe it … 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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Insectoids On the Loose

July 22 – The other day when we were ready to come in to eat supper, Dale went out to the garage and found that he couldn’t close the door by pressing on the button on the wall. After several … Continue reading

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The Birds and the Beetles

July 4 – Just came in from the front porch where I had been enjoying the coolness of early evening, a real change from the heat all day today. Unfortunately, that’s the kind of weather we are expecting for the entire … Continue reading

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Snow (Yes, an Odd Subject!)

June 21 – This is going to be an odd topic for a blog on the longest day of the year, but it can be a cooling reminder of days not so long ago when the temps didn’t reach the … Continue reading

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Town Day Mixed With Wire

June 4 – As most of our readers know, Thursday is our shopping day in Pleasant Hill. Our first stop on a recent trip was at the post office, where we met and visited with two friends, both Richards – … Continue reading

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Woodsman, Don’t Spare That Tree

May 29 – Earlier this month I made a request of our grandson Robbie to come over to our place when he had some time, and be our hired man to cut down or trim a number of trees. He … Continue reading

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