Category Archives: Outdoors
East Kentucky, that is. We loaded up the Datsun and headed to Carter County, in far eastern Kentucky and Carter Caves Kentucky State Park. Carter County is named for Kentucky State Senator William Grayson Carter. Apparently the neighboring counties got … Continue reading
This year we went to the Nature Center. They had hors d’oeuvres and sweets for the sweet. The goat cheese-stuffed dates were particularly delicious. After we ate, we got to meet Cornflake the corn snake, as well as some beetles … Continue reading
Let the squirrels carve your Halloween pumpkin. The cat will enjoy it, too:
We went to the park today to feed the ducks. There were baby ducks, too. Including this very little baby which kept wandering away from its parents. For some reason, everybody called it “Conrad”. I don’t know why.
A special day today – we were invited to three birthday parties! The first was the saka dawa celebration at the Buddhist Compassion Center. Saka dawa commemorates the Shakyamuni Buddha’s birth, enlightenment, and death. This was a rather somber affair … Continue reading
We took GC1 & GC2 out into the backyard this evening as night fell. There were lots of fireflies to try and catch, and soon (probably attracted by the fireflies) several bats appeared and swooped among us. A bunny rabbit … Continue reading
I don’t know what caused it, but it was 27° (81° F) here yesterday afternoon and this morning it snowed.
The mornings are getting chill, the days shorter, the trees are taking on vermillion hues, and like the swallows to Capistrano, Hoosiers in south-central Indiana make their annual trek to Brown County. Well, we don’t live in Indiana, but Brown … Continue reading
Today we went to the Aviation Heritage Festival at our neighborhood airport, Bowman Field. As I have mentioned before, it’s a historic airport (hence the “Heritage” part of the title, I guess); the oldest continuously operating airport in the U.S. … Continue reading