Guarding the Escapee
We had set up what we THOUGHT was a secure “play area” for our hamsters using a couple of fireplace grates. So much for secure. Our dog, Grizzly, watched the...
posted on Jan. 17, 2011
Spanish moss is prevalent where I live; here is an old oak tree covered in it!
posted on Jan. 16, 2011
I got out of my car a few evenings ago and noticed the color of the sky, the moon, and the silhouetted trees behind my house, so I snapped a pic.
posted on Jan. 15, 2011
Come, Sit A While
An inviting spot on a nearby lake.
posted on Jan. 14, 2011
A shot of lilypads on a nearby lake; it was a cold and windy day, and you can see that some of the lilypads have caught the wind. The sun was also quite bright.
posted on Jan. 13, 2011
I saw this nut of some sort (maybe someone can help me out with identification) on the deck of a gazebo and thought it pretty because it was so shiny. I snapped...
posted on Jan. 12, 2011
Ring Around The Tree Trunk
I don't know what kind of tree this is, but a root is wrapped completely around its trunk. I THINK the root might even belong to a nearby tree, but I couldn't...
posted on Jan. 11, 2011
Ducks in a Row...Well Sort Of
As I've mentioned before in my photoblog, we live near a nature preserve that has a big population of peacocks and they frequently stroll through our...
posted on Jan. 10, 2011
We took a long stroll through the neighborhood yesterday, and stopped at a gazebo on one of the many nearby lakes. I noticed this cormorant drying his wings, so...
posted on Jan. 09, 2011
Time To Pick The Orange Juice!
Most of my neighbors have orange trees in their yard; it's common at this time of the year to see oranges only at the top of the tree, the lower ones within...
posted on Jan. 08, 2011
Friday Night Fire
I came home tonight to find my husband lighting a fire, now that the weather has turned a little cooler. We don't have much need for a fireplace in Florida, so...
posted on Jan. 07, 2011
Okay. So this is utterly silly, but we had tacos for dinner tonight, and when we were done - and before I cleaned up the table, I went to pick up one of my...
posted on Jan. 06, 2011
You Say Tomato, I Say...Tomatillo!
My husband and I love to cook, and we recently made a tomatillo salsa. We wanted to roast the tomatillos for a particular flavor, and I loved the vibrant green...
posted on Jan. 05, 2011
Eating With The Pope
I had a dinner meeting tonight at an Italian restaurant called Buca di Beppo. The restaurant is decorated in a very eclectic style, with pictures and gadgets...
posted on Jan. 04, 2011
Digging To The Indian Ocean
Let me explain. My dog, Grizzly, is about a year old. He's a great dog, a Lab/Golden Retriever mix. Well-mannered, obedient, friendly, gets along well with the...
posted on Jan. 03, 2011
Memories, Old and New
We bought this 2002 Sebastiani Cab in 2005 when we went to California wine country. The winery itself is lovely, and we made a lot of memories on that trip. We...
posted on Jan. 02, 2011
Until Next Year, Christmas Decorations
New Year's Day is the traditional day of Christmas decoration removal in my household. I love putting them up in late November, but am very ready to put them...
posted on Jan. 01, 2011
My cat Cleo doing what she does best! Project 365 08May10
posted on May 08, 2010
What Happened to Spring?
We had an unusually cold winter for Florida, seemingly about 4 days of Spring-like weather, and have moved right into summer. Ugh! This is, obviously, a...
posted on May 07, 2010