Blogging is hard!

“I was good at blogging and then sucked at blogging before you were even born!” This is an actual insult that I am preparing to spit at some youngstuff should …

‘Spider surprise’ sounds like a horrible dish from a terrible restaurant

… but in reality it’s always a welcome addition to the scorched, dead-earth-looking yard in late summer/early fall.

Why I am not in charge of naming flowers

While hiking up Lookout Mountain last year, Nick Fowler and I for some reason started talking about black-eyed Susans and how they got their name. We pretty much settled on …

Day 101/365: What’s Blooming

My grandmother potted this for me last year and called it a bleeding heart. But it looks just like a columbine bloom, only it’s clumpy and grows much taller than …

Day 58/365: Little Sparrow

I now have two bird feeders. Mine is the most popular yard on the block, as voted by tiny winged creatures. Seriously, it sounds like bird armageddon out there most …