Category Archive: Home on the Range

An Hour Down at the Creek

On hot summer days, I love to go down to the creek and see what turns up.

Why I Never Get Anywhere Fast

Distractions abound…. So many pictures to take, so many things to research….

Savoring Spring

Here on the Gulf Coast, we usually only get about two days of Spring before jumping straight into six months of “Sauna,” but this spring we have had two months of absolutely lovely… Continue reading

Spring Discoveries

Did you know a turtle’s eyes are striped? Did you know baby mockingbirds have little hook-shaped ridges on the roof of their mouths? Did you know that mayflies are the only insect that… Continue reading

Widening Horizons

Before I had kids, I didn’t realize how your kids’ interests become yours too.  My younger daughter has always been interested in animal science, and I have tagged along on some of her… Continue reading

The Best-Laid Plots

Daily Prompt: A Plot of Land You’re given a plot of land and have the financial resources to do what you please. What’s the plan? Hoping and dreaming for a plot of land… Continue reading

Special Photo Challenge: Inspiration

This challenge is to show a portrait of yourself doing something that inspires you to blog. I’ve always loved being outside, and I’ve been fortunate enough to have some jobs where I worked… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Growth

So much growth is thanks to pollinators!

Henhouse Surprise

[Warning:  Reptiles Ahead.  For those of you who are herpetologically challenged (that’s you, Mom), I will not put my best picture at the start of this post.  I will kind of ease into… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Purple

When I read this week’s challenge, I immediately thought of the American beautyberries ripening in out woods. My lambs and goat had other plans for them! I’m sorry, I don’t know how to… Continue reading