Radiators, Socks, and a Great Blue Heron

The radiators popped on this week. When I woke up I could smell them. And it’s always nice to hear their early morning hissing. When the radiators come on, I know that fall has officially arrived. In other seasonal news, today was the first day I…

Surprises in the Garden

Early on, I learned not to plant sunflowers from seed. Two years running, I tried, and two years running, the chipmunks dug up the seeds and made off with them. I resorted to buying sunflowers ready-made from the garden center and planted those. Then, when…