After my first sunflower got beheaded, I moved my remaining sunflower away from the steps and kept a close eye on it. After a week or so, I thought maybe it was safe, that the squirrels couldn’t get it without the stairs nearby. Then, one afternoon last week, I went out to check on my… Continue reading Caught in the Act
Last week I decided to take advantage of a rare quiet moment in my neighborhood to do some yoga out on the deck. I drug out my old yoga mat and, before I could get my socks off to step onto the mat, it became occupied! Trouble (the cat in the photo above) has appointed… Continue reading My Yoga Partners
What a weird weekend! After months and months of dry, hot weather, a big windstorm blew through Western Washington on Saturday afternoon, making it feel like fall came in overnight. Our power was out for nine and half hours, which is the longest we’ve been without power in the fourteen years we’ve lived here. I feel… Continue reading Sharing My World – Week 35
The glory of the sunflower…before being shredded and gobbled down by greedy squirrels!
It seems like half the state of Washington is on fire. East of the mountains, entire towns have been evacuated and up in the mountains there are fires burning away with no one even fighting them. It’s hard to even imagine what it must be like over there and even harder to imagine where all… Continue reading Sharing My World – Week 34
Friday night the light seemed good for capturing more sunflower photos. I got my camera, walked partway down the deck stairs and gasped at the carnage at my feet. One of my sunflowers was tipped over onto the steps and beheaded! I looked around to see if I could find the fairly large bloom, but… Continue reading Sunflower Sunday