Dear Friends! This post is actually jumping the line, since I have another post cooking. It’s percolating in a secret cauldron, bubbling evilly over red glowing coals – however, that particular witches brew needs to ferment a while longer. In the interim, I thought, we should celebrate the end of summer and the promise of crisp autumn […]Read more "A Midsummer Night’s Dreamy Good-Bye"
Once upon a time, when it was very hot in the ancient kingdom of Texas, queen Bathsheba wanted to take a bath. Her lady-in-waiting prepared a cooling bath in her favorite crystal vessel, wherein her queenliness plunged with great delight. The water, scented with exotic juniper needles, felt invigorating and Bathsheba really enjoyed this luxury in her arid realm, […]Read more "Cardinal Capers"
Nothing new, just a few more scenes featuring the same old actors – or young, rapidly growing ones, as the case may be. Riddle of the month: what’s that black and yellow blob outside my back door? Indeed. Not a bird, but a reptile – close enough!Texas Spotted Whiptail (Cnemidophorus gularis)However, this is just a […]Read more "Birds, birds, birds, wet birds … a pictoral update"