She Kept A Parrot

 Ray Alstrom is my friend of twenty + years, my guru, and an It guy/photographer by profession. He keeps my computer hardware and software going regardless of what I do to...

Autumn in the Garden is quiet. The plants and the animals seem to move silently about the task of preparing for the long sleep. As he has done for nearly thirty...

Well, Folks, Cheeky sailed right through Kindergarten. Yesterday, he received his graduation reward. A trip to the Big Tree. You don’t just bring home a baby parrot and plunk him down in...

Sometimes, when the air is cool and the sun is low on the horizon, I take Rita outside with me to spray water on the plants in the pergola. She likes to...

My apology! I am missing your posts. Few are appearing in my Reader. Paranoia has set in. My tinfoil hat  tells me that WP is weary of me. Cheeky is puzzled...

I picked up a box of tulip bulbs during the Christmas holidays. I brought the box home and set it on a counter in the kitchen. I didn’t much like the...

I am doing something here that I almost never do. I am posting an impromptu post. I am delighted to present (Drum roll, please…) Cheeky 🙂 A couple of days ago,...

Hello, Friends!  I missed the entire month of April.  This post just sat there waiting for me to finish it.  I started the post to share my Iris with you.  I...

Several weeks ago,  I stopped at the Islamic Center.  I had been watching a row of orange trees along the perimeter of the property adjacent to a parking lot.  They were...

Early this morning, I saw a pair of courting doves sitting on the fence outside my screened porch.  Stealthy hunter that I am, I sneaked out behind the pergola where I...