Tag Archive: East Texas

Today’s Surprise

Some nuthatches were fussing at something in their tree – I expected a snake but saw this little creature instead.  I have lived here for five years and never even heard one before!

Setting Up for a Video

One of my Texas Master Naturalist friends had asked me several months back if he could camp on our property sometime.  I said sure, and somehow it morphed into him bringing a friend,… Continue reading

Paperwork and Photographs

January is the time of year when I want to be outside working if the weather is nice, and inside quilting or weaving if it isn’t.  But instead I seem to spend the… Continue reading

After the Rain

After a night and morning of rain, I took the sheep out for a walk this afternoon.  The longer I looked, the more I noticed, and the more questions I had. (You can… Continue reading

Why I Always Watch Where I Am Going

(Herpetologically-challenged people beware – there are snake photos further along.) Over the weekend we went to our place in the Hill Country with friends.  I remembered my camera, but left its rechargeable battery… Continue reading

An Hour Down at the Creek

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

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