Grandpa

In my About page, I mentioned that I live with my sweetie of 30+ years. On this blog, he’s called Grandpa (though little ones sometimes call him Ampa or Pa). I call him Paul or Sweetie. We’ve always wanted to live in community and…

Invading Cucurbits

The squash and pumpkin vines are trying to take over my herb garden. Every couple of days I cut them back and harvest a few herb sprays. Can’t wait to see if I actually end up with some pumpkins and squash this fall. I…

Puppies!

Well, Whiskey finally had her puppies (that’s her nose off to the left, ever a watchful mommy dog). Whiskey is a mix of Anatolian Shepherd and Husky. Daddy is probably a black lab mix (given his coloring and build). They’re likely to be mid-sized…

Week 29 – Lightning

Last night thunder rolled in loud and low, followed by a lightning show. It looked a bit like this. Can’t let nature show off without reflecting it in art. Here’s this week’s tile featuring lightning and a bit of rain. lightning image credit ©…

Huckleberries!

The huckleberries are thick this year. My sweetie grabbed a bucket and came back with several quarts. After a few washings, he is still a bit purple. We’re washing and freezing them (you freeze them in a single layer and then put them away…