Little Deer Visits on Day of Our First Snow

Yesterday we had our first snow in the area and it wasn’t much but it brought a little deer into my yard who had fun finding it’s breakfast among my garden. The blackberry leaves were the first to be munched, and they she began nosing through the greenery poking through the snow and found my […]

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Summer at Lake Sunapee

Did you know that Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler has a home on beautiful Lake Sunapee in New Hampshire? I watched the new Oprah show where she interviewed him at his home there. I almost believed that he was just a regular guy – ha! Who dresses funny. But I love water. Love lakes. Love boating. And […]

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The Jack-In-The-Pulpit Plant I Found

As I was weeding the side garden that holds my day lilies I noticed this odd plant and knew at once that it was a Jack-in-the-pulpit. It was growing in the tall grass and weeds at the edge of the woods, but in my yard. I had seen one before when I took a walk […]

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cat in snow

Happy New Year, We Are Snowless

On January first the temp reached into the mid-forties the sunshine drew me outside to pick up fallen branches that were scattered over the front yard. There is no snow here in southern New Hampshire. I think that is a first for me since I moved back to the northeast. We have had a white […]

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Finding Firewood For the Wood Stove

One of the most difficult things for me to do since moving to the northeast is finding firewood for my wood stove.  Actually finding it is not hard, but finding good wood – split nicely and seasoned – is what I’ve been having trouble with. A couple years ago I called up a guy from […]

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