Evening Flock

Every night around sunset we are serenaded by the gathering of the the grackles in the trees and on the wire behind our lot. Most nights the noise level can be a little too much. Tonight is was at an enjoyable level.

Removing the Last Tree

It sprouted a new top during the 2 months we were traveling but today it meets its final fate. The implement of execution has been bought and assembled. The tree has been sliced and diced into manageable pieces. Only stumps are left of multiple […]

Fire Ants

Got into some fire ants when cleaning up the mini-jungle in the back of the lot. They look a lot worse than they are. Had more than a dozen bites on my foot and lower leg. A good dosing of fire ant powder and […]