Spiderlings Everywhere

After a couple of really cold days… then some really warm ones… Suddenly- there were spiderlings everywhere. I thought they would hang out in their cozy little egg sacs until spring, but they had other ideas. I first noticed the ones on the front porch. I wasn’t sure if they were moving because they were…

Halloween Porch Decorating

It’s that time of year. Pumpkins are perching on porch steps and faux spider webs festoon porch rails. I’m not much of a decorator. I just don’t enjoy all the putting up and taking down involved in elaborate displays. No worries- nature has me covered. No jack-o-lantern is needed when you have an anchor bug…

So Much Water

Florence blew through our yard without causing too much trouble. She tossed some limbs around and created this handy beagle ramp over our back fence. A short power outage and many inches of rain later- she has finally left us. Buddy is very content with his current situation and does not seem to be plotting…