Category Archives: snakes

Watch Where You Step!

Inspiration happens in odd places it seems. On a rare sunny, warm day, my husband was startled by what awaited on the front step. Not one, not two but three snakes!  My blog took shape at that moment.  Early May … Continue reading

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Basking in the Warmth

The decorative stones in our garden beds are home to more than shrubs and flowers. After several days of heat followed by rain, the azaleas popped with radiant colors.   Our home in Sturbridge, Massachusetts, featured a stone wall fashioned … Continue reading

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Slithering Snake in Suburbia

Silly me! Why I thought I would never see a snake in our garden here in Upstate New York, I don’t know.  I had my fill as a young girl in Massachusetts and then the big, long rattlesnakes in Colorado, … Continue reading

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Nature’s Entertainment

Living in suburbia with protected wetlands nearby provides a myriad of entertainment. Over the years we have had strange, unexpected encounters. The big fat frog in the flowerpot or little bunnies scampering hither and fro, eating us out of our … Continue reading

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Time to Move the Hose

Water is often scarce in Colorado, and we were permitted to water on odd days of the month only since our house number ended in an odd number. One day when my sister moved the hose, she found a very … Continue reading

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