The Proper Penguin
Penguins look so proper and stoic. This Adelie Penguin, somewhat out of place skating on the duck pond, is stylish in his winter scarf.
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Our Mini Mainecation
In an effort to salvage a tiny bit of summer before school begins next week, we took a couple of days and went to Portland. We wandered downtown and enjoyed … Continue reading
Fields of Gold
The fading purples of fireweed give way to cheerful fields of goldenrod. In the meadows, along the roads, and in my door yard, the tall spires of yellow signify … Continue reading
The Power of Chicken Poo
We abandoned use of the Girls’ chicken run this year after a portion rusted out and we found a raccoon visiting. Our plan is to rebuild a smaller run with … Continue reading
A Solitary Tree on a Foggy Day
The past few days here along the coast have been crazy foggy. The floors are wet, drawers are sticking, and it’s impossible to dry clothes without the dryer. At times … Continue reading
Morning Light on the River
The soft quality of the morning light from the bridge overlooking the Chandler River in Jonesboro.
Something About Tiger Lilies
There’s something about old-fashioned tiger lilies that pulls at my heart strings. My first memories of the flower are from about age 8 or so. Near my grandmother’s house, there … Continue reading