When a May snowstorm swept through Colorado, I worried about the fruit trees, but they are blooming profusely this year. Click for photos!
As much as I love summer, its fake relative is killing me this weekend. You know what I'm talking about; the stretch of a couple gorgeous days in spring that beckon us outdoors to engage in summer activities after a long winter of hibernation Yeah, that. It's supposed to reach 80 degrees today. My body... Continue Reading →
We're all in contact with digital technology. It can be more than difficult to learn the full capabilities of the tools we use every day. I bought a Sony 3N Digital SLR camera almost three years ago. I have taken thousands of pictures, not knowing how to use it. Every once in a while, I... Continue Reading →
As I watch clouds gather and raindrops ripple in concentric rings on the pond, maternal instincts kick into high gear. A storm is coming.
Have you noticed your trees, shrubs, and plants perking up after the long winter? Well, some of mine are really stupid. See that crabapple on the right? It is showing superior intelligence. Here in Boulder, the month of March is generally our snowiest preceding an April where buds burst into brilliant spring color. But March... Continue Reading →
The bad news: This Sunday, March 9th, marks the beginning of Daylight Saving Time or what I like to call, "You Ripped Off an Hour of My Precious Sleeping Time." We lose an hour at 2:00 AM when time springs ahead to 3:00 AM. Dawn will break an hour later and the sun won't slide... Continue Reading →
I LOVE the month of April: Because of the fever! You know what I am talking about. Spring fever. It's the amazing feeling I get when inhaling that fresh sweet scent after opening the doors and windows to air out the house after a long winter. But then I start sneezing and quickly run around... Continue Reading →