food, Humor, photography

Maybe Just a Nibble Before Lunch

I was rinsing organic chard before adding it to a quesadilla for Eagle’s lunch. As I patted the leaves dry, I saw something had dropped into the sink. A gray dot. I looked again and it began to stretch out. The tiny horns of the one cm long Gastropod mollusk emerged. Even though they took […]

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Humor, Nature, photography

What the Hail is Going On?

That’s a Texan phrase. Tuesday it came to mind as I heard plink plink plink on our metal roof and looked outside to see ice balls pelting through the rain. Large marble sized frozen precipitation plunked onto the roof and sidewalk during the deluge. I think this is the tail end of Hurricane Fiona that […]

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Nature, photography

Dabbling in the Most Photogenic Bees

I’m thankful for great temperatures for gardening. See my previous post for the weather report. ; ) I was curious how many pollinators the flowers attract and began to document them. Here is who I spotted this week. As I looked carefully, I realized that many were not bees at all! Not a bee: Tiny […]

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Humor, photography

Catching Up with Woody and Buzz

We live in a creative town. A few artists take it to the next level… Buzz says, “I’ve got you, Woody. To infinity and beyond!” Thanks to Eagle for pointing out this car in the parking lot. “No, Mom. Really, you’ve got to look!” ¡Olé! –Rebecca This post is part of Debbie’s Six Word Saturday. #6WS […]

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Humor, Nature, photography

What in the Sam Hill Crane?

Madison, Wisconsin is habitat to several families of Sandhill cranes each year. They are tall and make it easy to believe that dinosaurs still walk among us. This species has lived on earth for 10 million years! This is part of Debbie’s Six Word Saturday. Click on the challenge name for a picture show! ¡Olé! –Rebecca

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