Category Archives: Critters

Cat with whiskers

One Thing Leads to Another…

People warn you about this kind of stuff all the time.  Look before you leap.  It’s a “slippery slope”.  There will be consequences for your decisions. They are right. One day you are just giving a bit of milk to a starving, scraggly, pitiful little … Read More

A Rest in the Prickly Pear Patch

Time to Be Still

Scratching out a living, finding our place in the pecking order, preening, nesting, tending our chicks;  like hens in the chicken yard we are usually on the move.   Before a finger presses the shutter to capture an image we are on to the next … Read More

Green-eyed cat among the succulents

Another Pesky Spot

Cats come and go in our neighborhood.  Most don’t impress me too much or last too long.  Spot was an exception.  A yellow cat with no spots whatsoever, he lived on our street for years and years, coming and going as he pleased.  He was … Read More

"Welcome" Garden Sign

And Then the Squirrel Moved In

This is the message that greets visitors to my garden. Rather, it did.  Until recently. If you look carefully in the background on the left side of the sign you will see one of two wire baskets that hang near my house.  They were once home to … Read More