Monthly Archives: May 2012

Hot Tomatoes

The big, red, ripe juicy tomatoes of summer aren’t quite in season in the mid-Atlantic states yet, but cherry tomatoes – those miniature red orbs – are abundant right now. I never liked cherry tomatoes as a kid.  Maybe it was … Continue reading

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Moving On

A brand new two-level condo went up recently in our backyard.  Robins have built nests, one above the other in the angles of the awning over our back door.  They are quite plush with lots of long vines and grasses … Continue reading

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Bird Lessons

Yesterday’s spectacular weather – warm, but not hot, low humidity, and a blue sky with puffy clouds and brilliant sunshine – made it a perfect day to be outside.   So I took my lunch to the park and sat under … Continue reading

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Squirrel Lessons

Yes, I know I missed Thursday and now I’m almost at the end of Saturday, but I have a good excuse.   I took a little getaway and unplugged from responsibility.  Dare I say it!  I played!!!!!  After I caught up … Continue reading

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Riding the Clouds

Yesterday, I stepped into a pool of shade under the outstretched branches of a tree and back into my childhood.  I spent many an afternoon as a child under the low branches of a Japanese maple tree seeing how many … Continue reading

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