Bird-chirping weather

Textures by Kim Klassen: Oh My and Let Go Kim's prompt this week for Texture Tuesday is to use a photo that pops with color. And I can't think of anything this time of year in middle Missouri that pops more than seeing a scarlet-red cardinal against our gray surroundings of winter. It's no secret I love … Continue reading Bird-chirping weather

Minus 43

Texture by Kim Klassen: Minus 43 Okay, maybe it's not minus 43 degrees here today, but when it's's @#$% cold around these parts. And I'm not dealing well with it this year. In the past, I've laughed in the face of freezing temps with open coats and no gloves. But this year...this year is … Continue reading Minus 43

Cardinal update

A few weeks ago, during the worst of the spring storms, I discovered this in our backyard viburnum bush that grows close to the house...strategically built on the back side of the bush and under the roof's overhang. Mom and Dad don't really like it when I peek in on the family, but I had … Continue reading Cardinal update