By |Animals, Landscape, Plants|

Daisies in the garden today. Last year the squirrels ate the flower tops right off the plants and they never came back. This year I put chicken shit on the dirt around each one. [...]

Peanut Pond

By |Animals, Landscape, Places|

Overcast yesterday at a peanut-shaped lake. The air was still, the trees barely indicating any atmosphere. Chickadees whirred electrically. The cottontails seemed tame, but hopped off as soon as a certain buffer was breached. [...]

Squirrels and birds

By |Animals|

Two days ago I saw two squirrels turning big folds of kleenex around in their mouths. I wondered if the recent cool stint had given them the idea to insulate their nests. A man [...]


By |Animals, Landscape|

The sun is shining. A barrel of dirt is overflowing with mint. Bumblebees love the hydrangea. The hydrangea is so seething with bugs its pollen falls like snow.