Category Archives: Critters

Spring is in the Air

The birds are on our front porch. I am worried something happened to the daddy because he had been very involved and is now nowhere to be found . We are also on constant watch in order to deter our … Continue reading

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Turkey!!!

Although, I also bought a turkey from Publix (my favorite supermarket), we are fortunate to have been gifted two awesome turkeys to add to our holiday meals. Yes, I will be butchering, plucking, and gutting “real” turkeys this year for … Continue reading

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Peeps

They many not be glamorous. They may not be as smart as a bug. They may be a bit messy, but I love my chickens. Here is a pic of our latest clutch to hatch. The mother hen ,a tiny … Continue reading

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Too Good to be True

The last few days have given us incredible weather. In N. Florida incredible September weather means low 70′s most of the day. Misty seems hopeful that fall and so soon winter are on their way as she lies here in … Continue reading

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Ha, I am not the only one!

Today I googled for any other preying mantid enthusiasts and I found http://mantidforum.net/ .  I have enjoyed looking around at some of the other posts, blogs, and youtube channels by these neat people.  I was excited to find so many … Continue reading

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Joshua’s Gift Continues

Last fall Joshua caught a gift for me.  He caught a preying mantid, my “favorite bug” of all time.  Anyway, within a few minutes of her captivity she began to lay a beautiful egg sac.  As soon as she completed … Continue reading

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Christmas Take 2

I know it is a bit late for Christmas, even a bit late for Epiphany, but finally Joshua’s brakes came in for his go-cart. Getting his dream, a go-cart, was such an unexpected gift that the torture have having to … Continue reading

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Snow?!?!

A bit late, but since I was inspired to post the entry below, I might as well play a bit with my new computer program and try posting a video. Several days ago we woke up to “Florida Snow”. It … Continue reading

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North Central Florida!!!

The weather here has been nothing short of incredible.  We have had blue skies and between 35-65 degrees.  Cold in the morning and evening and very comfortable all day.  As a result of this awesome weather we have been inspired … Continue reading

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KC lonely

Although eagerly anticipating the feasting, I had begun to worry that KC, the mini dairy cow, would be lonely without Beef to hang out with.  Today, mere days before the point of no return for Beef (well not under his current appearance), KC and the … Continue reading

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