Doodads — Procrastination Overcome!

Some of you may remember that I bought 10 witch hazel shrubs in the spring and that instead of planting them in the ground I put them in gallon containers.  There they remained, flourishing, growing larger, despite fighting off gypsy moth caterpillars and various other nibbling critters.  It was cold and rainy all week, but…

Doodads the week of 0712-071622

It’s been a couple of weeks.  Pics have been taken here and there but no time to get them off of the phone and posted.  On Tuesday, the 12th, I took a 17-mile bike ride.  On Wednesday, the 13th, I met up with the Moon Clan Mothers group up north and saw two giant willow…

Doodads — The Highlands Park in Grand Rapids

Per the website: The Highlands is a collaboration between the Land Conservancy of West Michigan and Blandford Nature Center to transform a former golf course into a healthy and thriving urban natural area. I met up with my two sons, my daughter in-law, and my baby granddaughter at The Highlands on Saturday.  Located in an…

Doodads — busy week, pics of this and that

It’s been a whirlwind week.  Monday I met with former work friends for lunch and did a lot of catching up.  I also hosted at dVerse for the prompt about Uvalde victims.  Finally, I called and had a lawn service nearby come out and mow the tall, tall grass, as the mower will be in…

Doodads — bike ride today

Bike ride stats: 10.83 miles1 hour 40 minutes6.5 avg. mph246.4 elevation gain in feet   Honeysuckle bushes along the bike trail.