Discovering our neighborhood

Last Sunday while hiking in our nearby desert area, we ran into fellow hikers who made us aware of a conservation area down the road.  We had no idea this place was there.  This morning we headed out to explore. The paths were busy and active with other folks out walking, biking and enjoying the…

Desert Mountain Lion

Today I enjoyed a day at our Desert Museum.  The weather was overcast and comfortable, a beautiful day.  I don’t think I’ve ever seen the mountain lion out and about.  Such a beautiful creature. “In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.” ~ Aristotle

My heart is breaking 💔🐨🦘

Today, my heart breaks for the precious animals of Australia. Yesterday, without realizing how it would hit me deep in my heart, I watched a short video on Facebook of someone rescuing a sweet koala. I heard him crying, and I cried. I saw the love and caring of the rescuer.  They did their best…

Cooper’s Hawk, backyard visitor

This guy likes to visit on occasion.  He likes our birdbath.  I think he is magnificent and regal.  Just to look at him, you feel his confidence and power. Hawks have excellent vision, so I have to move so slowly.  It takes the slightest movement to scare him off, even from inside the house. 💚💚…