It’s been so rainy here in NJ lately, and today was more of the same. Despite the gloomy weather, I braved the elements for a quick grocery store run, and was rewarded with the most spectacular, full end-to-end double rainbow I’ve ever seen. The colors were so rich and bright–I have never experienced anything likeRead more about Incredible Double Rainbow Capture[…]
Several weeks ago, I noticed a robin building a nest in an evergreen tree near our front door. Then a couple of weeks later, there were 3 tiny blue eggs. They eventually hatched, and my family and I enjoyed another two weeks of watching Mama Robin diligently tend to her babies, zipping around during theRead more about Our Robins Have Flown the Nest[…]
We had a few visitors to the backyard this evening. First, there were two deer: a painfully-thin doe and a badly-injured buck. They were feasting on our perennials and evergreens, and we did nothing to stop them because they looked like they really needed the sustenance. Then, minutes later, Rich spotted a new bird onRead more about Some new friends[…]
We’ve had quite a bit of angst here in Casa Yak these last few days. My high schooler is learning about “imprinting” in her freshman Biology class. Her teacher brought in newborn goslings for the students to bond with. The experiment was to show how the goslings would imprint on the girl who spent theRead more about Our gosling saga…[…]
This visitor came by this morning while we were having our coffee. He had 3 other friends with him, but he was the only one willing to pose.