Category Archives: Nature

Life in the Slow Lane

As regular readers of my blog will recollect, my trusted hound Xena and I go on a walk virtually every morning and every evening.  Weekday morning excursions are centered in our neighborhood; since much to Xena’s chagrin, I still go … Continue reading

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Full Moons and Black Cats

Having a full moon and Friday the 13th occur on the same date is a sporadic event.  The last one fell on August 13, 2011. The next Friday the 13th full moon will be on August 13, 2049.  As you … Continue reading

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A Certain Dive-Bombing Robin

Spring is in the air, the days are getting longer, and my faithful hound Xena is beginning to draw out our walks.  It is a magical time of year, when new life is breathed into the earth.  Everywhere you look … Continue reading

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The Old, Faded Blue Mailbox

As my regular readers know all too well by now; every morning begins with a brisk walk in the pleasant company of Xena, my Catahoula-Plott Hound mix.  During the weekdays, the excursion is abbreviated; much to Xena’s disdain, I still … Continue reading

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It Really, Truly, Genuinely Feels Like

As I was getting ready to take my loyal Catahoula-Plotthound out for her evening constitutional; I was debating just how many layers of clothing to don.  Winter has descended upon Colorado Springs and the nights have become quite frosty. My … Continue reading

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A Toss of Gray

Without a doubt, a great number of you are assuming that there is a typographical error in the title of this blog post.  I assure you that I did indeed mean to use “toss” rather than “touch.”  That said; I … Continue reading

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The Inescapable Erosion Within Our Lives

It is late February in Colorado; a time of year where we surprisingly get our greatest amount of snowfall.  One would think that living at the foot of the Rocky Mountains would mean blankets of white flakes around the holidays.  Truth … Continue reading

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