Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Book Review

I usually don’t do book reviews on this blog. But this book was such a shocker that I thought I would pass it on. If you had told me a month ago that I would read a laugh-out-loud book about … Continue reading

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Dees and Wrens

Last Spring we had two pairs of birds staying in our birdhouses, one pair of Chickadees and one pair of Wrens. As it turns out, those two types of birds have different nesting habits. So I thought I would post … Continue reading

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Back From Maine

We just got back from another vacation in Maine. It was a good trip, with the usual strange glitches…. for example the surprise side trip to Rio. Here is the story behind the Rio trip. One night, I woke up in … Continue reading

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Trap!

Remember the cute little bunny in my previous post? You know, the one who was rumored to have been eating the flowers? This guy. Well, somebody said the word “Trap“, and this image immediately popped into my head. But then, … Continue reading

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Really Old Car

I went out to the garage to put the new charger for the new phones in the car. I decided to try the charger in the accessory port to see if it would work. Hunh? Wazzat? Yikes. It’s like new … Continue reading

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Another Seuss Plant

We have another Dr. Seuss® plant blooming. At least this one doesn’t smell like rotting flesh.

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22 Years

Wow! 22 years! That went by fast. That’s how long those LED light bulbs are supposed to last. However… today we had one literally fall apart while we were using it. The bulb was in this desk lamp. I turned … Continue reading

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Fox in the Henhouse

We don’t have a henhouse, but apparently we do have the fox. This guy showed up early in the morning and was poking around the house, probably looking for breakfast. The crappy, double-exposed photo is because I took it through the … Continue reading

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Hawk

We had a visitor today. He showed up in a tree out back. He spent some time surveying the place, probably looking for squirrel lunches. I spent some time snapping photos. There he is, looking regal and checking out the back yard. … Continue reading

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Nasty Storm, Indeed

That wind/snow/sleet/rain storm on Tuesday took a toll on our Chickadee house. The house is looking kind of sad and hanging at an odd angle. Here’s a closer look. It looks like the front tiedown has broken. And yet, the … Continue reading

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