Summer is officially here, and we’re thrilled to have cool water here in the neighborhood. It’s cool, man. Real cool.
Yes, I know the title has a double negative in it. And yes, I know double negatives are usually confusing to the reader. But there’s a really good reason for it. It has to do with turtles. Longtime readers of … Continued
What a wonderful surprise in the neighborhood! Someone made a sunflower trail for us to follow. Pot after pot of sunflowers, lining the road for blocks. There must have been a reason for it … but then again, maybe not. … Continued
Yes, I know I always post about the sights here in the neighborhood. And no, the bear is not one of them. We actually saw the bear near Table Rock State Park last weekend. But still, when you see a … Continued
Some people crave convenience, while others crave experience. For example, some people might rather buy a pre-cut Christmas tree, while others might want to cut one at a tree farm. Some might rather buy strawberries at a farm stand, while … Continued
Catching bugs is one of the great pleasures of childhood. There’s just something fascinating about trying to outwit a cricket. Or watching a ladybug gently walk across your palm. In my neighborhood, people still use mason jars for catching insects. … Continued
The color yellow has been on my mind lately as I walk around the neighborhood. It’s a bright, sunny color of summer, true. But it is also the color of school crossings, school buses, and #2 pencils. As the summer … Continued
I’ve written before about the Little Free Libraries that keep cropping up in the neighborhood. Every time I see one of these little structures, I pause to take a closer look. But this “library” is a little different. OK, so … Continued