Is this exciting, or what? I think this is the first theme change in about twelve years. I decided to try a new theme, new colors, the whole thing! The picture above is the one I chose, in case you are interested. The hard part was getting the sidebar to load correctly since this theme… Read More A New Look!
I noticed the Anna’s hummingbird buzzing around the camellia a couple of days ago but the only flowers we have to offer this early are the crocuses that came up this week. The camellia doesn’t usually bloom for a while yet and the poor thing must be tired of eating gnats, spiders and whatever else he can find… Read More Hummingbird feeders in Winter
I saw this today on Julia Cameron’s Facebook page, and it made me realize how often I don’t really give my self permission to enjoy my leisure time. I either: 1. procrastinate it because I don’t “deserve” a break. 2. multitask it, like combining going out for a coffee plus catching up on some study-reading I need to… Read More Permission
Today was the first bright, clear Groundhog day I can remember seeing in years. Usually it is overcast here and I feel like I can look forward to crocuses a little sooner than March 21st but it is a silly game isn’t it? Here is a bit about Groundhog day to refresh your memory about the… Read More It’s going to be a long winter
America’s oldest living fruit tree was planted by Pilgrims in 1630. This is one of the original Endicott pears planted by European settlers, she is still bearing fruit at age 383+. Source: One of the first US fruit trees planted by European settlers is still alive and well at age 383+ : TreeHugger
I’ll admit the first thing I did this morning was check the 2016 deaths for the full tally now that this awful year is officially over. Remember we started the year with Alan Rickman and David Bowie, continued with Paul Kantner, Prince and Muhammad Ali, Patty Duke, Harper Lee, Gene Wilder and John Glenn, finally… Read More Goodbye 2016!
And it’s just as funny as ever…