Month: May 2021

LURKING COWBIRDS

Two summers ago, we had a lot of visiting cowbirds, but last summer, we barely saw a single one. This year, though, they have shown up in force. They have become possessive, territorial, and aggressive to all the other birds…. Read More ›

NEW ORCHIDS

FOTD – May 7 – New Orchids Sometimes, you get your wish. For mother’s day, I wanted a new pot of orchids. Today, Garry brought me a new pot of lovely, tall orchids. These are bigger flowers than the ones I… Read More ›

GREENING OF THE OAK TREES

I said sometimes around the second week in May, the oaks would grow leaves and suddenly, it would be spring? Last night, the oak trees went green. When I looked out the window this morning, spring had arrived.

A PHOTO A WEEK CHALLENGE: MOMS

A Photo a Week Challenge: Mothers My mother, myself, and Garry’s mother. All of us young with life stretching ahead of us. Let this be a happy Mother’s day for everyone — mothers and the children of mothers world round.

TULIPS

FOTD – May 4 – Tulips Although the pictures of tulips will come, I wanted to start out by telling you that tonight I actually saw a real, live flying squirrel happily munching on the big suet and mealworm bar in… Read More ›

RHODODENDRONS

FOTD – May 4 – Rhododendron Suddenly, I remembered that the Rhododendrons are up and from the glance I took at them, there are a lot of them this year. It is beginning to look like rain, so I didn’t want… Read More ›