If you are a rock hound, then being located in Michigan less than an hour from one of the Great Lakes is a pretty awesome place to be. Thanks to the glaciers, rock hunting along the shores of the Great Lakes contains a lot of variety. Though this is an activity that can be enjoyed … Continue reading You Ain’t Nothing But a Rock Hound!
It's 44 degrees out and there's a wind advisory. It's rainy and gloomy. One of those perfect days to stay inside under the covers. So, it's a little ironic that I'm going spring! It is coming here in Michigan. Yesterday, I went to my favorite Botanical Gardens to hunt for signs. The place is quite … Continue reading Rebirth
I guess this week I am going to carry on with the insect theme. MyKnowledge is going full on creepy crawly. The reason that I chose to write about wasps is not the fact that I am slightly terrified of them. It is because I was dive bombed by one today. I was walking to … Continue reading Wasps [Three Minute Read]
I have lived in Michigan for a long time and I can probably count on one hand the times that I have seen cicadas. I spent some of my formative years growing up in Texas. They seemed like they were everywhere. Especially their creepy little skins that they like to shed. They seemed to me … Continue reading Cicadas [Three Minute Read]
I have a tendency to pick up hobbies at a whim and go all out. That is part of why I started this blog. Some things stick around a bit more than others. Reading has always been constant. Writing. Photography. The real fun is when I can combine my interests. One of the things that … Continue reading Bird Photography
I hate eating mushrooms. They are one of a handful of foods that I do not like the texture of and refuse to eat, despite not having a problem with the actual taste. I like the flavor of mushrooms. But I will NOT eat that slimy, rubbery thing. It tastes like flesh. It makes me … Continue reading Mushrooms
Every grandmother's house should have a secret spot for children to curl up into. At my grandmother's house it was behind the shed. There was a narrow space between the shed and the fence. It was not a small space. Just narrow. It felt secret because you could not see it from any other place … Continue reading Of Moss and Memories
The fun thing about learning is that it takes many forms. A lot of people forget this. You think learning and what comes to mind is school, books, and being "forced" to do something that you do not want to do. The best learning is done when we do not realize it. When we stop … Continue reading A Walk on the Prairie