Thursday, May 22, 2008

Papyrus in front of fountain

San Antonio

Cardoon Artichoke Plant

Nicole took us to the San Antonio Botanical Gardens!

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Texas State Historical Museum

Nicole took us to Austin to learn about Texas history!!

Tuesday, May 20, 2008


Watson Gardens

Monday, May 19, 2008

Roses, bees

Lots and lots of bees in the backyard...

And an Anole lizard

Sunday, May 18, 2008

Double lily

Watson gardens

Saturday, May 17, 2008

Friday, May 16, 2008

Welcome to Houston!

Baby mockingbird Friday morning on mark and nicole's fence

Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Hooded Merganser

These ducks were at the pond by Kristopher's apartment.

Wood Ducks


Canada Goose

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

Morning 6:30

This Green Heron was slowly walking in the backyard this morning. Every now and then he would dig in the yard and pull up a frog for breakfast!!


At view from Hickory Grove Park, Cory and I went on a late morning hike.

Evening visitor

This evening a Baltimore Oriole was at the feeder.

Sunday, May 11, 2008

Washburn A Mill

Chuck and Kristopher took me to The Muffaletta for Mother's Day brunch. Then we went to the Mill City Museum home of gold medal flour. It was destroyed by a fire(1880- 1991).

Saturday, May 10, 2008

Minnehaha Falls

As one sees the Minnehaha
Gleaming, glancing through the branches,
As one hears the Laughing Water
From behind its screen of branches?
.......The Song of Hiawatha by Longfellow

Friday, May 9, 2008

Spring bloom

Before we left for Minnesota this lovely tulip caught my eye!!

Thursday, May 8, 2008

Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Yellow Warbler

A warbler was in the lilac tree this morning.

Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Monday, May 5, 2008


Kit's mother.

Sunday, May 4, 2008

New beginnings

The blueberry bushes made it throught the first winter in our garden.

Saturday, May 3, 2008


A robin egg lay in the flower bed today. Was the robin unable to get back to her nest or perhaps the nest was not ready for eggs!!!

Friday, May 2, 2008

Thursday, May 1, 2008

Early evening magnolia

Today, mowed the lawn for the first time this year!