Rascal! May 8, 2014
Hail! October 19, 2013
Hail on the garage roof. The smeary, faint lines visible along and below the gutter are the hail falling. October 19, 2013
Summer downpour - August 6, 2013 - Although it hailed that night in some locations, what you see here is the flash of the camera illuminating the rain drops.
front hostas and arborvitae
new side bed (2013) created for the new fairy rose plant. But since it's not very big this year, we filled the space with green bell peppers, basil, and moss roses.
As a rule, we aren't overly fond of squirrels. But this is one of a pair that seems especially cute this summer. I think it's that white belly. They are also very calm around us, not at all skittish.
Fourth of July - 2013
A mouse peeks out from his house near the back steps. July 2013
Irises June 2013
Ferns and Forget-me-nots June 2013
Trillium, Jack in the Pulpit, Ferns and Myrtle - May 2013
Trillium, Jack in the Pulpit, and Myrtle - May 2013
Trillium and Myrtle - May 2013
April 21, 2012 - Redbud in bloom during 2012's very early spring.
April 19, 2013 snowstorm. We had another very similar snowstorm April 22-23.
April 23, 2013 - the buckets by the back door are what we use to put recycling out in. Now we have one sort recycling with one large bin at the alley.
Gold leaves, blue sky. October 2009.
Golden birch in fall. October 2009.