Tag Archives: SITY

SITY: Bumblebees

Speaking of pollinators, let us not forget the bumblebees. In order to get close enough to take pictures of the tiny green bee the other day, I was forced to put my arm among the stems of a plant. There … Continue reading

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SITY: Pollinators

One of my favorite things to do at this time of year is watch the pollinators that visit the asters, goldenrod, and silver-rod in my yard. They’re amazing, every one of them. Taking pictures of them is difficult, though. Some … Continue reading

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SITY: Ragweed or Not?

In September I had persistent post-nasal drip, and it was giving me one hell of a sore throat. I wondered what was causing it. Was it something in the house? And then it occurred to me that I had been … Continue reading

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SITY: Change of Seasons

Before moving to this house, the only time I ever gave the aster a thought was when doing a crossword that contained the word ASTER. Thanks to the word’s pattern of vowels and consonants, it is well-shaped for puzzles. It … Continue reading

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How They’ve Grown!

As the robin babies got bigger and started hanging out (literally) more often, we were extra careful around them. We did not want to inadvertently scare them off the nest, so my husband didn’t take overhead shots every day. He … Continue reading

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Always Something to See

One of the nicest things about having a robin’s nest so close is that there’s always something to see when we look out our back door. Sometimes it’s the father hunting and keeping an eye on things. Often one of … Continue reading

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Baby Birds!

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Neighborhood Update

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The Outside and Us

The robins built a nest on top of the woodpile that’s only a few feet from our back door. They didn’t seem to mind our comings and goings while they were constructing the thing, but now that there are eggs … Continue reading

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SITY: Farewell to Our Christmas Tree

As I mentioned the other day, we finally had to let our Christmas tree to go. My husband placed the tree outside. Then snow fell overnight, covering the tree with sparkly white. I took one last picture of it. Here … Continue reading

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