a new fence

a new fence

I have mentioned in the past, our neighborhood has a growing problem with deer.  They are so comfortable here, they bed down in back yards, and it's not uncommon to see a whole family strolling down the sidewalks, sampling from every yard as they go.  There is not much I can do about what they [...]

college football game day

college football game day

Watching football has a long history for me.  While a kid, living at home, watching the Cleveland Browns every Sunday was what my Dad did.  And while I enjoyed the sound of football in the background, I secretly prayed I'd find a husband that wasn't obsessed with it.  And I did marry a man who [...]

rebuilding

rebuilding

My dear brother built this bird house for me, and it has been the focal point of the back yard for over 20 years now. Weather, time, and critters have taken a tole on it. There are very few signs of spring here yet, except for the birds that have been checking out the housing [...]

oh deer

oh deer

Last summer, we had a doe and her twin fawns that lived in the neighbor's yard while they were on vacation for a month.  During that time the mother taught her fawns to jump chain link fences and travel the neighborhood.  It wasn't unusual to see them strolling down the sidewalks at any given time [...]