Another Wonderful Weekend in New Hampshire

We have lucked out with the weekend weather lately. Sunny, warm and beautiful days have actually fallen on Saturday and / or Sunday for the past few months which gives us plenty of opportunities to beautify our yards. Since I work from home, I can get yard work done any time during the week, but […]

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They’re Heeeeeere – The Black Flies Return

Black flies are the worst of all bugs.  I’ve lived in Florida where the spiders are the size of your hand.  Seriously, I have seen some enormous spiders in my life.  I’ve dealt with cockroaches, palmetto bugs and banana spiders (pictured) and I don’t like any of them, but none of them kept me from […]

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The Chickadees are Building a Nest

I just noticed yesterday that a chickadee was peering into the birdhouse I’ve had hanging on the slanted post out back. I was so excited to see that maybe she was considering using it to raise a family, so I watched for a while and sure enough she went in. And another chickadee came along […]

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Photos of Spring – Tulips and Daffodils in New Hampshire

So we are all thrilled that the warm weather has arrived. We are not as happy about the lack of rain, but this next week will hopefully bring relief to the dry and dusty yards and gardens. I’ve been photographing the plantings at my new house and these orange and white tulips were a nice […]

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Trying to ID Some Things In My New Yard

It’s mid April, the sun is shining and it’s warm outside.  I make all kinds of plans to do yard work, or take a walk or just sit on my new little deck and enjoy watching the birds.  Then I remind myself that I will get eaten alive by the black flies. It’s one of […]

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