White Hair in Our Bird’s Nest

A few years ago, when we were renting a house in Hopkinton, New Hampshire, this little bird’s nest fell out of a tree. We found it in the backyard. The amazing thing about it was the fact that we knew what material was used to build some of it. There are white strands around the […]

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Saying Good-Bye to Winter

I guess I am on of the few who hates to say good-bye to winter. It’s only because I despise the season that follows. This is the time of year when people in the cold climates are craving Spring. Why? – I don’t know. Well, yes I do. It’s the end of shoveling, ice and […]

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My New Bistro Set

For many years I wanted a bistro set – a tall table with chairs to match.  In my old house, we had a screened in gazebo and I wanted a taller set of chairs to use in there. I never found a set and then as I moved around for a few years, the thought […]

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Almost Planting Time

Last year I bought some Nasturtium seeds and planted them all around the edges of my newly dug gardens. Some of them did very well, but the red ones especially did not. For some reason they got aphids (I think) all over them and died. I didn’t buy seeds this year, but I did collect […]

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First Hummingbird Spotted – May 10th!

This morning I saw the first hummingbird of the season at my feeder. My sister, in Mass., has had one for a week or so, but my feeder has remained empty. I always try to remember to put out the feeder around the first of May in case they are in the area. I prefer […]

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