Category Archives: Nature
Jarred out of deep-writing-thinking by a cross between growls and bleats in my backyard I looked out the window–3 fawn skittering around, complaining about being caught in a downpour. I took the photo during a recent walk in my neighborhood … Continue reading
“Bring a camera,” Linda whispered from the back porch. I did, and there they were–the orphans–eating my garden–sigh! Printing copies to send to various grandchildren at camp, including Sophie who, six years ago when the deer first appeared, sympathetically dubbed … Continue reading
Two bummed-out looking twins whose grandmother and daddy didn’t pay close attention to the weather and got caught in a torrential rainstorm a long walk away from home!
Now look who is coming for meals in my garden–sigh! Fortunately they aren’t eating the “deer resistant” plants I’ve been planting this year, at least not yet. The bunny is happy with all the clover in the front lawn. The … Continue reading
Oh, my, we spent the morning, despite the in-and-out-rain at the Presby Iris Garden, Montclair, NJ–gorgeous!!!! Although it’s named in honor of a man, a woman–Barbara Walther–was the driving force in establishing the spectacular iris garden. Born in Chicago in … Continue reading
Yesterday–the day before Sandy was due to hit our area, I filled the bird feeders. Lots of birds there this morning– Cardinals, Blue Jays, a Downy Woodpecker, a Red-bellied Woodpecker, Nuthatches . . . then at 2:30pm I looked out … Continue reading
I was transfixed by an array of zinnias in a formal garden at the New Jersey State Botanical Garden (yes, there is such a place in Ringwood State Forest located in the relatively unpopulated northwest part of the state) when … Continue reading