Friday Photo: Prairie Dog 2

Oops. When I scheduled this week’s Friday Photo, I hit the wrong date and it posted yesterday. Is Thursday the new Friday? With the pandemic shutdown in effect, sometimes it’s hard to tell. You can check out yesterday’s post if you’d like to see the photo I posted of this prairie dog’s cousin. And hereContinue reading “Friday Photo: Prairie Dog 2”

Photo Friday: Chipmunk Acrobats and Readers

My husband planted tomatoes in the planters on the patio, and added cages to keep the squirrels from digging them up. The squirrels’ loss is the chipmunks’ gain. The little guys soon realized they could scramble up the side of the cage to the top and then make a death-defying leap to reach the seedyContinue reading “Photo Friday: Chipmunk Acrobats and Readers”

Photo Friday: Eagle’s Nest

This week on one of our daily walks, we took the path at Dyke Marsh, a wetlands area on the edge of the Potomac River and spotted several eagles. Westerners are always surprised to hear that we have a bald eagle population right here in the Washington, D.C., area. This one was sitting in theContinue reading “Photo Friday: Eagle’s Nest”

Photo Friday: Cherry Blossom Time

It’s cherry blossom season in and around Washington, D.C.! Unfortunately, the coronavirus pandemic is keeping people at home, so many of us will not be heading to the Tidal Basin to see the blooms in person. Predictions for peak bloom time range this year from March 18 to March 30, so this seems like aContinue reading “Photo Friday: Cherry Blossom Time”