July 31, 2020 There have been so many honey bees in my herb garden that I can hear them buzzing as they flit from flower to flower. At lunch today, I took some pictures of honey bees in my herb garden and thought I’d share. The bees seemed to know just when I was trying […]Read More Bees in My Herb Garden
July 18, 2020 I had harvested my dill plants to make pickles. I pulled them up by the roots, cut the roots off, and brought the dill inside. I put it into a vase with cold water until I was ready to use the dill. As I was stripping off the fronds, I found a […]Read More Caterpillars and Ladybug Larvae
July 4, 2020 Happy Independence Day! I was waiting until the afternoon to take a picture of our flag, and it started raining. I got these shots of our flag with a rainbow!Read More Happy 4th of July
July 2, 2020 Last night, Nox started jumping on the fence and barking. Shinning the flashlight up into the pine tree on the other side of the fence revealed four baby raccoons. I didn’t get a picture of all four raccoons. We did not see the mother raccoon, so maybe she left her babies in […]Read More Early Evening Visitors
June 25, 2020Read More Watching the Grapes Grow
This is my go to guacamole recipe. I don’t recall where I read about grating the onion. Since I don’t care for biting into chucks of onion in my guacamole, I love how grating the onion distributes the onion flavor and I don’t have to worry about a chunk of onion overwhelming the rest of […]Read More Guacamole
Rhubarb always looks so wild and lush, like an amazing jungle plant, with it’s enormous leaves and ruby red stalks. Yet, it is really a very hardy plant that grows well in a large range of climates. I love growing rhubarb and being able to harvest it. It has more uses than just pie, even […]Read More Rhubarb…Jungle Plant?
May 12, 2020 Spring is here! At lunch, I took a walk around the yard with my iPad, and took several pictures of flowers, buds, and new leaves. I just hope we don’t get any snow now!Read More Around the Yard