Nature

Happy National Squirrel Appreciation Day 2014!

Thanks to my squirrel-loving friend, Chris Johnson–who recently shared two very cute photos of baby fox squirrels with me–I was reminded that January 21 is National Squirrel Appreciation Day!  Now, there are people who like squirrels and there are people whose spouses arm them with Christmas gifts in anticipation of the year’s event:  for example, …

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Some Vacations

Sometimes vacations aren’t everything we want them to be.  Consider the one Mark and I took last week.  The plan was fairly simple:  meet up with my cousin in Georgia on Saturday for a few hours, then hook up with Mark’s nephew to go fishing for a few days in Alabama, and wrap up the trip …

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