Funny how tiger lilies flourish better in ditches than in gardens. © Rita Jacques 2019 Charing Cross, Ontario.
Four baby caterpillars had evolved into chrysalises recently in our home. So far this week, three have become Monarch butterflies. Thought I would share a few pics of their incredible development. The miracle of life! © Rita Jacques 2019 Windsor, Ontario.
Well, today, I finally discovered what kind of wild critter was eating my sunflower plants. My bichapoo, Sophie! She puts a paw up on a branch to draw it closer to her, and chews the leaves. Non-toxic and a source of Omega 3’s–well, the omega’s are in the seeds but apparently, dogs like to eat… Continue reading Thousand Word Thursdays #139
Just a quick phone pic on my way into the Chatham courthouse. I was struck by how the bold weeds were free to grow among the beautiful tulips. Like the weeds of society mingling with the good people in the courthouse, until tended by a master gardener. “Flowers grow out of love and kindness. … Continue reading Thousand Word Thursdays #132
Oh, I had big plans for today! I planned to give my home a thorough spring cleaning, so it looked straight out of the pages of a magazine. I planned to pay the bills and organize the little stacks of paper cluttering the kitchen table, the dining room table, and my desk. My growing stack… Continue reading Good for the Soul!
I could hear this fellow before I could see him, and then I took about eight blurred photos as he flew around my house. From the giant tree out front, to the grapevines , to the apple tree, and the he stayed atop a fence post to nibble on the berries of the Boston Ivy.… Continue reading Thousand Word Thursdays #111
Cormorant stretching out its wings to dry after a bath! Wheatley Provincial Park, Ontario. © Rita Jacques 2018.