Snow Day


SHARK SHARK… well, okay, not a shark, it’s just Agnes the garden gargoyle, pretty much buried in the snow with just the tip of one wing protroding.  I bet she’s one ticked off and cold gargoyle 🙂

We received close to two feet of snow over an eighteen hour period yesterday and this morning.

Shovelling and blowing all that snow was arduous, but the landscape sure did look beautiful.




Don’t mind me, I’m just passing through

IMG_20190208_095629_555I was pleasantly surprised to see the fox this morning, no doubt dropping by to see if there may be some free suet just hanging about.

Such a magnificent creature with the most beautiful coat and luxuriously gorgeous  tail.

Thank goodness I just so  happened to be looking out at the squirrels and birds when foxy decided to drop by for a visit.

Monday walk…This yard looks sharp! — This, that and the other thing

Arizona yards don’t look anything like those in the Midwest. In fact, don’t call it a lawn, because according to Merriam-Webster a lawn is: ground (as around a house or in a garden or park) that is covered with grass and is kept mowed. No grass and no mowing in most parts of Arizona, water […]

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Curious Meadowlark — nature has no boss

This Western Meadowlark, which I assumed to be molting, was out in the open foraging last summer. Hunting for insects on open grasslands looking almost like a small new species of vulture with their feathers missing from their neck.

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