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Photo Dump

29 Aug

Here’s just a few pictures since the storm.



a comma butterfly

How do I know it’s a comma.  It has a comma, not a question mark on its side.




Flower and the geese

LilyAnn and Tish

Six, Fannie, and Cher


surprise lilies


Rocky helping me with my knitting



Stormy loves her meds.  You can see I have a syringe in my hand–her sister, Litha, won’t eat it on peanut butter, so she gets the anti-inflammatory as a drench.


Because even though there is all kinds of destruction from the storm, we are still surrounded with beauty.

I Miss My Herb Garden

13 Aug

I really do miss my herb garden.  It used to be along the edge of my garden when it was in my yard.  Now that whole area is part of my north paddock where the little girls are weaned.

Cher by the panel I opened to let them in the old garden area

Even before I did that, the herb garden had been pretty much killed off.  Part of it was by years of too much and too little rain.  By the way, we’re in drought again right now.

Back in it’s second year, when it was still in good shape.

Anyhow, back to the herb garden.  It was also further decimated by yard goats.

Bud and Flower helping in the garden (she’s ten now, so that was ten years ago)

Dogs have also been hard on it.

Sky (as a pup)-the remains of the herb garden between the dog and goat

I did find a few remaining plants out there this past week.

black eyed Susan

surprise lily


I’m trying to figure out where I can start an herb garden over again.  I’m dreaming of strawberries and oregano and sage and rhubarb and…

Summer Scenes

29 Jul

Lately, it’s started to feel like late summer.  I hear the cicadas in the evening; the grasshoppers and crickets have made their appearance.

wild day lily

jimson weed

red-headed woodpecker

eastern kingbird

chicory and queen Anne’s lace

red-headed woodpecker

wild day lily


sunset over the cornfield

I don’t know how time flies so quickly.