Monday, April 8, 2013
I was reminded of a quote by Aldo Leopold, "The wild things that live on my farm are reluctant to tell me, in so many words, how much of my township is included within their daily or nightly beat... Who is the more thoroughly acquainted with the world in which he lives?"
Ellie and I are trying to acquaint ourselves with our acreage, but we find something curiously new with each foray into the woods. I am trying to pay close attention to what surrounds me, while Ellie always has her nose to the ground.
It is important to recognize poison ivy. Is the plant pictured to the right poison ivy? No, it is Virginia Creeper. Notice the leaves....
G is for Ellie, our Golden Retriever. She loves walking to the woods, getting in the water and digging up moles. When we have a party, Ellie...
This was my first experience with the A to Z Challenge. I decided to participate the day before the challenge began. I'd heard about it ...