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Yep it’s risky!

Risky I took some photos of my husband hang gliding and as I look at them I see risky written all over them!  I have written before about his flying but I realize now how risky it is for me to take the pictures! To get good shots I'd have to lay on the ground and … Continue reading Yep it’s risky!


Loyal The loyality of an animal is pure and intentional.  Jax is half Labrador and half Weimaraner and my husband took him in when he was about a year old.  Of course, Weimaraners are high strung so it takes a special person to have patients as he went through his puppy phase.  When he got him … Continue reading Jax

Magnetic to bugs!

Magnetic My poor trees seem to be magnetic towards pests.  My beloved elm is dying..it has the Emerald Ash Bore which bores into the veins of a tree and slowly interrupt the flow of nutrients to the tree.  My youngest daughter lived in this tree growing up and I'm sad to see it go. The apple … Continue reading Magnetic to bugs!

Watch the wing….

Unfurl Every time my husband would say, "I want to go flying with the paraglider and I need you to pull me up", I would get anxious.  When he decides to go paragliding, I use our Jeep to pull him up.  Yes, he is connected to the Jeep by a thin line that is connected … Continue reading Watch the wing….

Woody stripes

Grainy Some wood has a grainy appearance and can be used for different applications.  Like this rough siding.... or smooth handrails....   or old wood that has achieved greater character through the years...   to the floor boards of a kitchen. The wood grain add character to each board that is used and when assembled … Continue reading Woody stripes

Just some oddities!

  Cee's Odd Ball Challenge I found a few pictures that really don't fit anywhere so I thought this was a perfect place! For some reason I just thought this fire hydrant was lonely so I gave it some attention by taking its picture! This picture was a sneaky locust that climbed on my foot … Continue reading Just some oddities!

To prickle or not…

Prickle There are many things around my house that look deceiving on whether or not it will prick you if you touch it. A cactus... a rose thorn.. leaves from the cedar tree... or this fuzzy foxtail that is soft one way or prickly if rubbed the wrong way! So..to be prickled or not to … Continue reading To prickle or not…

Catch the sun

Glaring The glaring sun shining through the trees this morning, reminds me of when I used to play softball. Back then (not to long ago!), I wasn't allowed to wear sunglasses because the coach was afraid I would catch a ball in my face and break the glasses.  I can honestly say, that never happened! Coach … Continue reading Catch the sun