Gardening, Nature, photography

Is That a Dog or a Cat?

As I looked out the back window this past week, that was my question. We frequently have gray, black or orange visitor cats. Although, the gray cat is dark charcoal colored not light gray. The furry visitor was not a dog. What was it? As the tail came into view, the identity became clear. Did […]

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Nature, photography, The Americas

1 Little Snakey Snake by the Lakey Lake

In Minnesota, I’ve seen garter snakes in the woods that looked a lot like green water hoses. Here in Wisconsin, I saw the cutest little snake slithering across the parking lot just as we were leaving Governor Nelson State Park Sunday. It wasn’t green, but dark gray and brown striped. I looked it up, it’s […]

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Gardening, Nature, photography

The Trouble with Tribbles?

Could it be? Tribbles are multiplying in Madison? As we were walking to mail a letter in a nearby post office box, I saw a batch of tribbles! Next thing I knew, where there had been one, there were two! Have you ever seen a tribble? Thanks for visiting! Please leave a comment below, let’s […]

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Gardening, photography

Marigolds Past and Present

I saw these marigolds on a walk and loved their orangey red petals with yellow edges. A few of the flowers are past their glory days and have gone to seed. All the better to plant more for next year. What flowers are blooming near you? Welcome new visitors and long time subscribers. ¡Olé! –Rebecca […]

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Art, Nature, photography

Madison Parks Coyote 1 – Geese 0

Eagle and I ate lunch near Lake Wingra today. We saw an animal next to the baseball fence on the grass. “I think it’s a dog,” I said. Eagle said, “No, Mom. I’m sure it’s a statue.” As we stood alongside it, I saw they were right. It was a coyote decoy! The sign next […]

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