In this year of the coronavirus, of sheltering in place and social distancing, our neighborhood welcomed a new family to the block. The Coopers arrived quietly from parts unknown.
Do you dislike mowing the yard? Do what we do and let your yard go wild. We plant wildflowers in our side yard and it's a colorsplash of bee-attracting flowers!
I wandered outside as night turned to day. It was raining, the wind blew lightly and the black-capped chickadees called out to each other. A refreshing start to my Sunday and I share it with you! (You will need to go to the post to listen to the video)
I don't often see sunrise. Our best window views at home are to the south and west. I'm also preoccupied at dawn getting ready for work. But every winter, we head to the scenic Methow Valley on the eastern slopes of Washington's North Cascades. It was on one of those visits that I witnessed this... Continue Reading →