Minor Miracles

This morning I enjoyed a couple unique experiences, the first involving a spider floating in full retracted dead position upon the surface of the backyard waterbowl, who turned out not to be dead, and the second demonstrating a rather exceptional ability to find things I hadn’t even lost yet. Maybe you saw my video a … Continue reading Minor Miracles

Pleasant Surprise

Last summer, I moved outside a small birdhouse that Susan made (and that’s decoratively lived inside since she built it long before I came along). I attached it to a decorative post that wasn’t doing very well holding a birdbath and for a little extra height I mounted the post to a small end table … Continue reading Pleasant Surprise

Today’s Episode Of Lunch Hour Amateur Biologist Brought To You By…

I always make a point during a morning break in the action to go out into the backyard and check on the tortoise — just to make sure she’s her usual tortoise self. On this morning, passing the birdbath on my way to Buster’s hutch, I sighted a spider flailing a bit in the water, … Continue reading Today’s Episode Of Lunch Hour Amateur Biologist Brought To You By…