Category Archives: Day to Day

Spring Garden and Box Turtle, June 28, 2008

By | July 1, 2008

The box turtle below came strolling through the garden on June 28, checking it out, then came on over to explore under the deck on the back of the house. Every year the turtles enjoy their share of the low hanging tomatoes in the vegetable garden we grow each year. I figure they deserve their share. So far… Read More »

Flashfloods in Bloomington, June 5, 2008

By | June 6, 2008

Two to three inches of rain here in Bloomington in a 24 hour period, after the ground is already saturated from heavy rains a few days earlier, makes for some serious flash flooding. The first photo below is taken from the deck on second story, back of the house. There is a culvert that drains the water coming… Read More »

Spring and Bee Swarms, May 2008

By | May 18, 2008

For three years we have had a colony of honey bees nesting in the wall of our house. They established themselves by entering under the timbers that support the deck on the upper story of the house. We have been working on a plan to remove them without injuring them. This weekend, proving they are a healthy colony,… Read More »