Wicked Walk 5/27/2015

Something AMAZING happened!  It stopped raining in Texas!  I’m sure most of you have heard on the news about the horrific flooding and winds causing damage and taking multiple lives in the Lone Star state.  While my home has been unaffected for the most part, other than some issues caused by wind and lightening, others…

Bird Babies

A few weeks back Addie came to me with an announcement.  “There is a bird’s nest in my fort!”  This was followed by a similar exclamation of “There are THREE eggs!”  Then there were 5 eggs and 2 days ago Addie came back into the house, breathless, gasping “There are BIRDS and they are doing…

Wicked Walk 12/10/2014

December the 10th was a really good day.  Not only was the weather perfect for walking, I harvested a spike (perfect double lung shot, pats self on back) and made cookies for Addie’s piano recital.  A well-rounded day.  The early morning hours revealed lots of beauty. Here is what I saw. Dew-coated pod and a…

Hello Beastie

I eased thru the forest, making each footstep silent and soft, I crept up on the creature that for hours had eluded me.  As I stalked him he teased me with a wicked game of cat and mouse, the little demon!  Sweaty, exhausted, scratched, bruised and starving I finally caught a glimpse!  There, in the…

Toad

If I had any ambitions leaning in the direction of toad farmer, this would have been my year.  There has been a bumper crop of toads this year.  I can hardly go out after dark for fear of squishing one, they appear like little hopping rocks all around the back porch, barn and kitchen.  Addie…

Field Trip~Freshwater Fisheries Center

Freshwater Fishery Trip! As bona fide homeschoolers with an adorable gaggle of girls in our little group you know we have to take lots of field trips. Well, not LOTS. But enough to keep it fun and we recently had our best one ever! If you are ever within an hour or so of Athens,…

Oh Deer!

Spring time never fails to show off the beauty of nature, the wonder of re-birth, new birth, reviving mind and body with flowers, cute babies and warm weather. It’s the cute babies I want to focus on. For example this cute baby showed up at work the other day. A lady found it in her…