Draw a bird day October 8, 2022 — magpie

I followed along on youtube with a person drawing a magpie and the above is what resulted.  My amendments mean it is unknown which particular species of magpie this is.  If anyone knows, please let me know. Magpies are birds of the Corvidae family. Like other members of their family, they are widely considered to…

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…

#FF — Like a King

PHOTO PROMPT © Trish Nankeville Harald lived with his family over the fence. Wise Queen Martha chose Gene’s yard. Gene was a gardener who enjoyed bringing new cultivars home. He squeezed them into the already overflowing beds from spring until fall; a dazzling array of colors and fragrances. When Gene planted cushion hakea, Harald went…

Pictures from the past week 062322 to 062922

The following pics have been taken over the last week.  I made the hair appointment close to 2 months ago as at the time it was unthinkable my mom would be dying.  Since I hadn’t been to the salon since last fall and didn’t want to wait another 2 months for another appointment, I went. …

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…