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Written By: Jodi on March 28, 2009 No Comment
Join the Bee Hunt!

I signed up for this the other day and I think it will be a fun activity for us during the summer. Simply visit the site for The Great Sunflower Project, sign up with them, and they will send you sunflower seeds.  Plant the sunflowers and when they bloom, spend some time tracking how long [...]

Written By: Jodi on July 1, 2008 2 Comments
Nature coming out my ears

I’m not really an outdoors person.  During summer, I greatly prefer the air-conditioned indoors.  I have had a few interesting encounters with the natural world in the last couple of days, though. Sunday night when we came home from church, there was an interesting addition to the neighborhood.  A hawk had landed in our next [...]

Written By: Jodi on May 30, 2008 One Comment

So today I read my email from the geocaching site and noticed there was a cache pretty close to our house. I decided we should try and find it for a fun little diversion. I’ve known about geocaching and have been registered on the site for a long time, but I’ve never actually gone out [...]

Written By: Jodi on July 24, 2007 No Comment

I think this is the first one I’ve ever seen. He (she?) took up a position on our gazebo right outside our door and was very patient while I took pictures. I thought this one turned out kind of neat looking.

Written By: Jodi on May 12, 2007 No Comment

…to take pictures of my growing seeds. Well, the week wait wasn’t necessary as they started sprouting after only 2 days. The sunflowers grew very quickly and were soon too tall to keep the lid on the ‘greenhouse’ at all. I’ve planted many of the sunflowers and alyssum along with a couple of the lavender [...]

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Written By: Jodi on February 26, 2007 No Comment

My apologies to those on dial-up. I got a bit snap-happy with the ol’ digital camera so this page will take a little bit of time to load. I hope you find it to be worth it! So, we finally got nailed with a winter storm again. It’s been awhile and this one was a [...]

Written By: Jodi on July 24, 2005 No Comment

…but I take leave to disagree. I have thrown down the gauntlet and suggested an “Ugliest Bird Contest”. So look at my ugly bird photo. Then go look at Nancy’s ugly bird photo. Then vote by leaving a comment on the post which you believe has the ugliest bird. That means coming back here to [...]

Written By: Jodi on June 20, 2005 One Comment

I think I just got another ‘life lesson’. I was out earlier today spraying Roundup on anything that didn’t look ‘grassy’ to me. As I was in the backyard obliterating noxious weeds, I spied the straggly bush in the corner of the fence. AHA!, I thought. I can spray that thing and get rid of [...]

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