Between triple digit temperatures and no rain, this summer has been a hot, crispy one here Somewhere-in-the-Middle-of-the-USA.  I love taking photos outside and found it difficult to get out as often in the extreme heat this month.  Fortunately I got to spend a few days in both Toronto and Dallas (where it was surprisingly cooler than […]

My youngest daughter’s summer school/camp program is closed this week for the Fourth of July holiday.  The Montessori school was looking for volunteers to help care for the pig, rabbits, roosters, and hens that live on the property.  Since we had company coming to us and would be in town, we volunteered.  It’s been a […]

After another set of strong storms hit, we once again pulled the ladder across the front yard and peeked into the nest.  While we held our breath and hoped to see that the last egg had hatched, we saw simply an empty nest. On my last post, Finn over at The Naturephile said that squirrels are […]

As April draws to a close, I’m excited to see that the traffic to my site is now more than double any previous month.  From a development standpoint, that means I’m getting more and more feedback — from other amateurs and professionals alike — that is helping me develop my skills.  Even better than that are […]

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