Apple picking

I thought I'd post this before it snows and it's no longer relevant... though it's already way past apple picking season. Year after year I heard friends talk about taking their little ones apple picking and I wondered when would be the right time to go with my boys. The timing just never seemed to work. There was always one of them that was too young to go and since I am often alone with the boys, planning such an activity seemed daunting....more

House of Butterflies

Living, Loving, Laughing... ...more

A midway guide to Mid Wales

The Teifi Pools...more

Dear Woman in the Car Behind Me,

Dear Woman in the Car Behind Me,Where could you possibly have been going in such a rush that you couldn't wait a moment while I stopped to let a flock of twenty-seven wild turkeys cross the road in front of me? Was it really necessary to not only lean on your horn but also flip me off as you revved the engine of your taupe sedan and defiantly passed me?...more
@victorias_view Absolutely! Rather than viewing it as nuisance, I see it more as a privilege.more

Llangloffan Fen

Books I'm reading # 12 - Guides Britannica


Red Admiral

Image from the web...more

New 7 Wonders of Nature - Cast Your Vote

The mission of The New7Wonders Foundation, founded by Swiss-born Canadian Bernard Weber, has the express aim of documenting, maintaining, restoring and reconstructing world heritage under the motto: “OUR HERITAGE IS OUR FUTURE.”...more
@TheSucculentWife It deserves it! Such a beautiful spot!more

Dragonfly Sex

Must have missed dragonfly sex in school. Heck, was interested in all sorts of mating rituals, fascinated actually. Remember asking lots of questions and was usually "shhh'd" or hearing;  "run along now" so this meant looking in LOTS of National Geographic books with many trips to the library. Nature was fascinating and mating even more so....more