Category Archives: creatures
I am unutterably sad. It seems that my girl is finally succumbing to the renal failure that we’ve been nursing her through for years. Maybe she’s just having a bad day and will be bouncing around again tonight, but I … Continue reading
Have I mentioned that I run a day spa on my front porch?
This weekend I invited an octopus onto the bathroom window. I hope he stays a good long while. Because I love bathroom windows. We worked hard to keep this one and make it work with the sink and shower placement. … Continue reading
I spied this insect on a tomato plant and am wondering whether this crazy-cool summer has made the insects mutate. It’s ladybug-size. And I have seen a good number of baby ladybugs feasting on my aphid smorgasbord lately. But it … Continue reading
I learned the other day that groundhogs, those marmots we mostly only think about in February, eat dandelion heads (be sure to click that link—it’s a great photo). Why isn’t somebody renting them out at this time of year when … Continue reading