After the storm

Enduring the winter storm doesn’t worry me too much. I grew up in upstate NY, and remember The Blizzard of ‘77. Ever since, most storms barely cause concern. But this month, there were other worries. My father had a min-stroke. That was a scare, and the hospital he went to was 2 hours away. I … Continue reading After the storm

Nature and Project Noah

I like bugs, and spiders, but I’m not a bug collector. I’d feel too bad with killing them, so I take photos instead. Here, I saved this Spotted June Bug from a jar of water in the back yard. It’s also called a Grape Vine Beetle, but oddly enough, its not a pest. Supposedly, they … Continue reading Nature and Project Noah

Storm, writing meetup, and a night to myself

This weekend included such noteworthy events as a fierce storm, a writer’s meetup, and a night to myself. Although the summer seems to be winding down, the storms continue to blow through the area in intervals. The last two storms implied potential tornados, and left my poor dog cowering at my side no matter what … Continue reading Storm, writing meetup, and a night to myself