We made our annual trek to Klamath, CA a little early this year. This place – not far from the border of Oregon, where the Klamath River meets the Pacific Ocean, restores my spirits and renews my energy each year. “Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where Nature may heal and cheer and give strength to body and soul alike.”~ John Muir On the river, the trails, the sea… they say it’s […]
Off for our annual camping trip where the Klamath River meets the Pacific Ocean and someone is always responsible for catching my salmon dinner! Back to you soon!
Categories: Homeward Bound Golden Retriever Rescue
The garden is aflutter with butterflies. The Monarchs…the White Cabbage…and Fiery Skipper… and the Gulf fritillary or passion butterfly. Usually these Gulf Frits can be found gorging on the Lantana and verbena… but this weekend, it’s all about the passion-flower. This is where they will lay their eggs – because their larva feeds exclusively on the passion-flower vine that covers our arbor. Before long, there will be spiny caterpillars covering the arbor…the beginning of the transformation from larva to winged […]
First they stole our blueberries… Then our apricots… And finally, our feathered friends feasted on the entire grape crop. Thankfully, they are not fans of apples – which we have in abundance. Patience and attention have paid off, and our little orchard is finally producing. This year’s crop was worth all the effort. It even produced a surprise on our tiny orange tree: grapefruits! We had another surprise last weekend – the best kind. I shared with you that Nigel, […]