Tag Archives: Nature

My African Mongoose

February 13 – One day while I was hiking with my German shepherd dog, he suddenly paid attention to a burrow along the way, from which issued angry animal sounds. Peering into the burrow, I saw a mongoose sitting just … Continue reading

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In Which We Discuss Poison Ivy

January 30 – One of the things we see on I walk that is NOT a pleasant sight is the poison ivy that seems to be spreading out a lot more than it did in the beginning. Even the mention … Continue reading

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Happy Trails to Us – Part 2

January 4 – Time to finish up our walk blog from yesterday. So what do we see just ahead of us now? Piles and piles of black walnuts or their shells left behind by squirrels as they rummaged through the … Continue reading

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Happy Trails to Us – Part 1

January 4 – Had a good warm bath after finding out that even 25 degrees is pretty cold when I’m used to temps in the 40’s or higher for a long time now. In fact, though most of the country … Continue reading

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Just ‘fore Winter, I’m as Busy as Can Be

November 28 – More and more of our yard has now put on it’s winter garb, which I suppose is appropriate as it is almost December. Over the last couple of weeks, I have finished up a similar number of … Continue reading

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Storm Thoughts

November 20 – Storms are grand and amazing things. Several weeks ago we had a big thunderstorm in October, a fairly uncommon event around here! It was a very warm day, right on into the evening with high humidity and … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Harvey, Irma, and Maria

October 9 – As I sit here in the comfort of our home this evening, I am reminded again how blessed we are and how thankful we should be to know that we have nothing of the sad days that … Continue reading

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Separate Us From Our Money?

September 19 – Recently had an interesting conversation that turned into a recitation about the times callers would come up with their plan to “rip you off,” as friends used to say. One of the three of us present would … Continue reading

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Weekend Doings

September 5 – The thought of writing a blog came to me Saturday night as I was sitting on the front porch. It had been sort of an interesting day, with a lot of ideas to write about. It was … Continue reading

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Hurricane Harvey Hurts

September 2 – While I sit here at the computer, with plenty of light, both artificial and natural with the sun shining through both windows, with all of the furniture and food and clothing, mostly in the same spot as … Continue reading

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