Summer

ALL THE BIRDS

There were so many birds on the deck today. There had to be at least a dozen different species — and there were at least two species of squirrel and a couple of chipmunks, too. And let’s not forget the… Read More ›

LAST OF JULY

Last on the Card – July 2022 I haven’t taken as many pictures this month as usual. For one thing, it has been awfully hot, for two, awfully dry and for three, I’m on a bunch of new medications which are… Read More ›

ICE CREAM!

Fandango’s Provocative Question #171 In a nice break from all the recent bad news, today question is about (are you ready?) ice cream. It’s summertime, after all. What could be more “on point” than summer’s favorite treat? What is your favorite… Read More ›

DAYLILIES

FOTD – June 20 – Daylilies Usually, we get a big burst of daylilies all popping open on the same day. This year, we are getting a slow stream of lilies. One, then another three. Today another five. What is strange… Read More ›

AUGUST AT THE RIVER

FOTD – August 25 – Wildflowers by the river I thought somehow the news would be better this year. I suppose it is better, but it doesn’t feel better enough! Today’s news featured an upcoming heat wave, bringing us close… Read More ›