We recently replaced a fence post and installed a new gate to the garden. We decided to leave the post tall and added an old birdhouse we found on the property. The thought was that one of the smaller species of birds we have here would use it next spring. This young vulture, handsome fellow that he is, looks as though he is checking out local real estate for a place to settle down.
Monday, July 27, 2009
Saturday, July 25, 2009
Saturday, July 18, 2009
There is amazing power in simple words of description. They can capture your imagination or tell you a story, suggest a flight of fancy or stop you in your tracks. I work with lampwork glass in all of my designs. I am first drawn to colors and patterns, but it is often the descriptions that grab me. Today's kudos go to JavaBeads.
Thursday, July 9, 2009
Wednesday, July 8, 2009
This little one could give Wiley Coyote a run for his money. I watched in fascination as she tried to figure out this new road block. The disc (an old pot lid) spins so it looked like she was driving a car on ice: right, right, right, oops, left, left, left, stop. I was laughing so hard I could hardly keep the camera steady. You'll need to stay tuned to see if she outfoxed me again. Now get on outside and enjoy the day.
Saturday, July 4, 2009
Happy 4th Of July
There are a couple of peanut feeders in the front yard for the nuthatches, titmice and woodpeckers. Soon after they were placed we discovered that the families of red and grey squirrels were quite intrigued and wily enough to figure things out. We keep trying to outsmart them with new set ups, but they continue to prove us fools. Squirrels 6 - Humans 0. We'll try again another day.
Thursday, July 2, 2009
Wednesday, July 1, 2009
One of those very special places that will become part of the fabric of your life. We have returned annually for over a decade to celebrate our wedding anniversary on December 21st. It is a truly serene and romantic spot on the banks of the Rogue River. If you go in summer taking a mail boat up the river to Agnes is a must. It is a 104 mile round trip through some of the most beautiful back country you've ever seen. Oh, and prepare to get wet, it's the best part of the adventure on a hot summer day!