One of the most amazing things I enjoy about our move to Austin, Texas are some of the new animals and their noises that we encounter on a nearly continual basis. And tonight didn’t disappoint. As I was sitting home working on a project, I heard an owl hooting outside. It was loud enough to […]
As many of you may remember, I used to live in a neighborhood in Colorado with peacocks roaming around from an old farmhouse. These peacocks have a scary sounding noise at 3am that sounds like a woman getting murdered, and is the most terrifying method of waking up I can imagine. I never did figure […]
It seems that all through my childhood, my siblings and I would ask questions that start with “Can I.. ” and we’d be corrected to ask “May I .. ” So the other night, our daughter did it… she asked “Can I have some more dinner?”. And so our dinner table conversation turned into […]
I stepped outside my back porch and found this cute little fella on his back with his legs kicking in the air. I figured it was a fair trade to put him right side up, and back into some leaves for a few minutes of a photo op.
Finally, after 2 months of searching for this beautiful song bird in our new home in Texas, we found it. We were expecting something a bit larger and gaudy, but it turns out that this humble looking wren is the noisiest bird in the neighborhood. My wife and I spent a lot of time going […]
I feel very blessed to have been serenaded by a Summer Tanager the other night while on a walk with my wife the other night. It was high up in a tree, and couldn’t get a picture of it, nor a very good look at it, other than it was a bright red, and had […]
As many of you know, I’m a self described WordPress addict. I preach it, I live it, I love it! And with that comes the constant need for trying new plugins and themes, just to see what’s new and interesting. And this week is no different. I’ve changed themes again. This time, it’s to fit […]