Category Archives: Humor

Another Great Pumpkin Story

Originally Posted 10/25/2012 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Great_Pumpkin Pumpkins on a doorstep, along flowerbeds and in autumn scenes provide an instant fall feel to any yard or landscape come September and October. (Even when it is 87 degrees outside as it is today in … Continue reading

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Biscuit – Pyscho Cat

Originally posted Nov 2012 I wasn’t planning to write a post this morning. I have one in the works regarding pansies and ornamental cabbages, but it isn’t quite finished yet. This is the week of Thanksgiving and I am so … Continue reading

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Gardening with Dogs

Originally published September 2011. I begin this article with a chuckle as I think of the photo I snapped above of my elderly blind and deaf dog, Buzz, who happened to be dragging several rather dry plugs of St. Augustine … Continue reading

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Animal Idioms

Before I left on vacation,  I witnessed a dove at my bird feeder “ruffle up his feathers” toward a very aggressive blue jay. This brought to mind an idea I’ve had on the back-burner – to talk about some of … Continue reading

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The Sky is Falling

Originally published July 2011. Earlier this week, I ran out of bird seed. I just didn’t make it to the grocery store after work like I had planned. This has happened before, of course, so I knew how to improvise … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned the Hard Way

Originally posted and written in 2011 It’s been awhile since I’ve posted about some of my trials and errors when it comes to gardening (and nature in general) so in light of the fact it is not a good day … Continue reading

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Snow Blindness in Dogs . . . in Dallas?

Hello everyone!  I have been debating which topic to write about the past few days in light of the very odd ice and snow storm we experienced this week in the Dallas area. Having lived here my entire life, I … Continue reading

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The Giant Hailstone

Originally posted in 2010 Listening to the weather forecast for the next few days, I realized we will be seeing an increase in temperatures by about 60 degrees from earlier this week. There is still ice and snow on the … Continue reading

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Don’t Send Your Hamster to Heaven Too Soon!

Originally published 2/21/2011 WARNING . . . WARNING . . . If you are about to eat breakfast, lunch, or dinner, you may wish to forego this post! Also, if you aren’t particularly fond of little furry creatures (essentially, mice … Continue reading

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The Nose Knows . . . or Should It Know Better?

Originally Posted 3/2/2011   Buzz As I mentioned in an earlier post, I have learned that while my wire fox terrier, Buzz, is both blind and deaf, his nasal senses are still at their height. The story below occurred earlier … Continue reading

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