BFF - 1999 In 1999 we celebrated our 30th anniversaries (with our wives) in Hawaii. This was taken on South Point, the southern most tip of the Unitied States. Thought for the Day: Even in hell it is good to have friends.Czech Proverb
wildflowers A new septic tank and laterals tore up the front yard of the Lake house last fall. Using a pollinator mix of 44 varieties, I sowed a large part of the yard in wildflowers this spring. I'm pleased with the results. Thought for the Day: May your life be like a wildflower, growing freely … Continue reading Wildflowers
While my son-in-law works hard to clean the roof and gutters of debris, his #2 son takes a shower in the cascading "helicopter" seeds of the Maple tree. Uggh! Sure glad that job is done. Thought for the Day: All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.English Proverb
Butchart Gardens March 1st. January and February, the worst two months of winter in Nebraska, are behind us. The first day of Spring is only 3 weeks away. Do we dare dream so soon about the colorful days ahead of us? Thought for the Day: Walk lightly in the spring, Mother Nature is pregnant.Kiowa Indian … Continue reading Spring?
Musk Thistle Late summer, the beautiful Musk Thistle appears in pastures and road sides. The hummingbirds love it, the farmers hate it. It is considered a noxious weed. Contrary to popular belief, the Musk Thistle is not poisonous to cattle. The main beef (pun intended) against the Musk thistle is its thorny stalk and spiked … Continue reading Thistle