Squirrel Musings

I enjoy squirrels — particularly tree squirrels, but I can say I love chipmunks too (the greedy little cusses). I also love the idea of flying squirrels and I’m lucky to have ever seen one. But the story is about my new neighbors, the red squirrels.

Things Change

I often don’t notice change as it’s happening.

Winter & Me

Some of you may never experience a first snow of the season where you live. Where snow is a part of life it comes at different times for different regions. Ours came last week. As I gazed out at the falling snow I felt the sense of letting go and settling into the moment that…

Stumps Fascinate Me

Stumps are a window into the life history of the tree that left them behind.

Real or Not Real: A Catly Transformation

A cat changed color and size. A sleek little cat (all black), went behind a trash can out by my garage and came out the other side bigger, and mostly white with grey tabby spots (I had been calling her “Lacey.”). I was gazing out the back door, without any particular focus, when the little…

Real or Not Real: Lovage

I don’t know whether the temperature actually lowered or my ability to handle the heat improved.