I finally found the time and inclination to do something at this house. After a year of living here (almost!) I got out the camera, macro lens, and went bug hunting.
I’ve been spring-cleaning today, getting into the nooks and crannies neglected while school was on. The dog has mysterious abilities to get her toys in the oddest places. But unless you want tips and tricks for deep cleaning with a dust allergy, it’s not an interesting or exciting process to blog about (or do). So… Read More Art Update
It’s been a couple of weeks since I did an art blog, but today I am trying to catch up from having migraine yesterday, and I do have art to share… The first is just a doodle piece, which actually started out as half an owl. I don’t know why, I tend to be more… Read More Creating Art
In defense of the humble wasp, so hated and feared by most humans, I put forth the following argument: the wasp is better than the mosquito. Every spring our old farmhouse is invaded by gentle brown paper wasps. They hibernate in the walls and roof through the winter, and a few become confused and make… Read More The Wasp Apologia
Black bears may look fluffy and cuddly, but they are still wild animals. They can move much faster than you would think, and are amazingly powerful. The bear in the pictures is a second year cub that has been appearing regularly at my grandparent’s bird feeders since his mother brought him as a bouncing ball… Read More The Villain of the Piece
The saying goes “April showers bring May flowers” and that might be true in some areas, and here in NH most people think that is true. But to my eyes, spring is blooming all around us now, in mid April. Our little Sanbornton farm has so many species of plants growing on just our 14… Read More April Showers… April Flowers