Fish: Phase Two


Today was like Christmas morning.  Three separate UPS deliveries arrived, containing our filter, decorations (the rocks from Phase One), thermometer, substrate, and air pump. The only things left to be delivered are the plants and snails, both of which should arrive tomorrow.  After setting up the sponge filter and rinsing…

I Miss Him in The Summertime


[caption id="attachment_27947" align="alignright" width="420"] He loved the lake, and he loved the Cardinals. And he loved me so well.[/caption] I miss him a lot in the summertime. Baseball season. Busch Stadium II. The Bottlecap. Baseball Heaven. The seats were red and they were so hot in July. Yes, St. Louis…

Zentangle


Have you ever heard of Zentangle? I first heard about it while watching The View (one of my guilty pleasures), when Rosie O'Donnell shared her favorite relaxation method. I was intrigued as she explained it, hit Google, and went from intrigued to fascinated. I found a class here in the…

Azaleas


I'm a big fan of winter. The main reason I tolerate spring is that it brings baseball season. But I do love flowers, and especially azaleas. This one is in our back yard and it's in full bloom. I love the vivid color, so I shot this closeup pic. Now…
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