How Do You Know When?

I had to have Sister, my cat, euthanized before New Years Day 2018. Sister was a very sweet tempered, actually polite, timid gray and brown tabby with white legs and a white collar. She developed diabetes from a pituitary brain tumor sometime in the last two years. The slowly worsening diabetes made her so hungry … More How Do You Know When?

Cheerful and Creepy

In the fall of 2007 I became acquainted with what I considered a unique spider. The first sign of this spider was the web which was at a 45-degree angle to the ground and had a roundish shape with little cottony clumps strategically placed on its web, along its border and angular anchor webs. The … More Cheerful and Creepy

I Tried!!

I pride myself on my love of nature and self-taught knowledge of nature and animals. My parents sought to give my siblings and I many rich, educational, wonderful adventures as we traveled to Mexico, the World’s Fair, Expo 67, in Montreal, the mountains, beaches, zoos, and camping in our travel trailer, and later a mobile … More I Tried!!

My Warbled Mind

As I sat on my screened in porch one morning I heard the varied songs of my feathered friends. When I heard one near me, I attempted to imitate his message in an effort to be friendly. He replied and then I mimicked his sounds again. Back and forth we went. Suddenly I begin to … More My Warbled Mind

Why I Love Birds

Birds and flying have been a big point of interest in my family for many years. It started with my father’s father. My grandfather came from Greece as a teenage immigrant and started out delivering food on his bike. He worked hard to make money and saved up and bought a horse and cart to … More Why I Love Birds