Category Archives: Critters
A friend posted a story I wrote about one of my heart-dogs, Skip, on her blog, Sit.Stay.Heal. I hope you’ll enjoy it. http://sitstayhealblogseries.blogspot.com/2013/09/what-became-of-remington.html For Skip.
I haven’t really seen that many praying mantids this year as compared to last year, but I was glad to see that these are doing their part to ensure next year will be better. The male definitely paid the price … Continue reading
I’ve recently been reminded of this story, as I’ve seen versions of it in a couple of books I’ve read within the past few months. Last fall, a friend in a forum told me this story right when I needed … Continue reading
I have good news and bad news. The bad news, it was really quite hot here yesterday – like 105+ hot – and two of my four hens died. They had water, they had shade, but this was the hottest … Continue reading
There you are minding your own business, when all of a sudden you’re minding someone else’s business…! I’m really not a fan of the overabundance of aphids which is encouraging this behavior, but I sure am a fan of ladybugs. … Continue reading
This toad has joined the garden party. It’s nearly as big as my hand! It hangs out in one spot, and doesn’t really seem to have a burrow, although there must be one somewhere. The chickens leave it alone, and … Continue reading