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"