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Categories

Alphabets
   • Nature's Alphabet 1 - A-E
   • Nature's Alphabet 1 - F-J
   • Nature's Alphabet 1 - K-O
   • Nature's Alphabet 1 - P-T
   • Nature's Alphabet 1 - U-Z
   • Notes on Alphabet 1
   • Nature's Alphabet 2 - A-E
   • Nature's Alphabet 2 - F-J
   • Nature's Alphabet 2 - K-L
   • Nature's Alphabet 2 - M-Q

Crafts
AFGHANS
Windowpane (crochet)
Emo Bunnies (crochet)
Spring Daisies (crochet)
Lacy Diamonds (crochet)
Falling Leaves (knit)
Argyle (crochet)
Formal Design (crochet)
Brown Paisley (crochet)
Rose (weave-it loom)


1984 Companion Trailer
   • Bringing it home, day 1
   • Bringing it home, day 2
   • Bringing it home, day 3
   • Interior Tour
   • Future Plans
   • First Trip
   • Ready for the Second Trip
   • Assessing Needs 1
   • Assessing Needs 2
   • Redo Day 1 - gutting
   • Redo Day 2- gutting
   • Redo Day 3- Campa-Potti
   • Redo Day 4 - furnace removal
   • Redo Day 5 - cutting out air conditioner housing
   • Redo Day 6 - planning mockup
   • Redo Day 7 - philosophy and mockup
   • Redo Day 8 - begin fiberglass repairs
   • Redo Day 9 - shopping and mockup
   • Redo Day 10 - cleaning exterior
   • Redo Day 11 - cleaning exterior
   • Redo Days 12-13 - cleaning, stripping
   • Redo Days 14-15 - stripping, scraping
   • Redo Days 16-19- stripping and choosing fabric
   • Redo Day 20- large fiberglass repair
   • Redo Days 21-22- stripping
   • Redo Days 23-28- stripping
   • Redo Days 29-49- stripping, round 1
   • Redo Day 50- trying to remove the door
   • Redo Day 51- cleaning the crack
   • Redo Days 52-53- repairing the crack
   • Redo Days 54-55- sealing the crack
   • Redo Days 56-60 - paint residue removal
   • Redo Day 61- covering for the winter
   • Redo Days 62, 63- back to the windows
   • Redo Day 64- more paint prep
   • Redo Day 65- bondo and start paint
   • Redo Day 66- painting the undercoat
   • Redo Day 67- fixing window framing with Liquid Nails and Git Rot
   • Redo Days 68,69- more paintin
   • Redo Day 70- Trim Loc
   • Redo Days 71,72- Cleaning and Restoring the Window Frames
   • Day 73- Installing the Windows
   • Tiny Trailer Miscellany
   • Details About Internal Bracing
   • Redo Days 74.75- Template Tool
   • Redo Days 76,77- Interior Brace Templates
   • Redo Days 78,79- Electrical Decisions
   • Redo Days 80,81- Floor Preparation
   • Redo Days 82,83- More on the Floor




First Snow
   • 2009
   • 2010
   • 2012
   • 2013
   • 2014


Tracking

Wildlife

BIRDS
Eagles
   • The Eagle the Crow and...
   • That's Some Baby
   • Parent of the Amazing Baby
   • Eagles
   • Royalty
   • Midland to Mackinac Trail
Hawks
COOPER'S HAWK
   • Loretta's Amazing Photo
NORTHERN HARRIER / MARSH HAWK
   • Used to Be the Marsh Hawk
RED TAIL HAWK
   • Red Tail Fun
   • Immature Red Tail
   • Red Tailed Hawk It Is
   • What a Teenager!
ROUGH LEGGED HAWK
   • Rough-Legged Hawk

Starlings
EUROPEAN STARLING Sturnis vulgaris
   • adults perching
   • juevenile
   • juevenile
GOLDEN-BREASTED STARLING Lamprotornis regius
   • at Seneca Park Zoo
GOLDEN-BREASTED STARLING Lamprotornis superbus
   • at Seneca Park Zoo

Swans
MUTE SWAN
   • Mute Swan Babies
   • Furry Swimmer
   • White
   • On Lost Lake
   • Urban Trail: Petoskey- June 19
   • I Never Would Have Seen These If...
   • For the Birds
   • Being Good and Having Fun
   • Granola and Good Times
TUNDRA SWAN
   • Profiles of the Cautious
   • A Waterfowl Puzzle
TRUMPETER SWAN
   • W.K. Kellogg's Legacy
   • Rainy Day Flight Plan
   • Pentwater River Residents
   • Midland to Mackinac Trail
BLACK AUSTRALIAN SWAN
   • W.K. Kellogg's Legacy

MAMMALS
Rabbits
   • Memory of a Special Earth Day
   • Pet Rabbits
   • The Guilty Party
   • Wildlife with a Background of Banjo Music
   • Warm Weather and Wildlife
   • Back Side of the Pond
   • Early Teenagers
   • Spring- Auto Load in Slow Mode
   • Critters at Matthaei

Woodchucks
   • Chuck Dives for Cover
   • The Local Marmot
   • Breakfast and Dinner
   • Around the House
   • Other Wildlife from the Hike
   • A Wary Woodchuck
   • Who's In the Tree?
   • Perky and Awake
   • Here's Lookin' at You
   • Buckeye Trail Hike
   • One Cute Reason I Gave Up Gardening


Arthropods

Bird Nests
   • Eagle
   • Robin
   • Mourning Dove
   • Vireo


Domestic Animals
Farms
   • HORSES
   • CHICKENS
   • COWS
   • DONKEYS
   • DOMESTIC DUCKS
   • SHEEP
   • GOATS

SERIES
Dogs of My Life
   • Butchy Boy I
   • Butchy Boy II
   • Jeremiah
   • Bonnie
   • Charlotte
   • Chips
   • Maggie


Moods of My Backyard

Flamingos

Recreation Locations
Arcadia Dunes
   • Old Baldy and Green Point
   • Dry Hill Ridge, Camp Arcadia Loop, Old Baldy, and Pete's Woods
   • Dry Hill Trail
Nordhouse Dunes

Farms

Theater
   • Almost Maine
   • Crime on Goat Island
   • Flowers for Algernon
   • Li'l Abner
   • Oklahoma
   • The Wizard of Oz
   • The Glass Menagerie
   • White Christmas
   • The Problem
   • For Whom the Southern Belle Tolls
   • Peter Pan
   • Anybody for Murder?
   • Squabbles
   • Time Stands Still
   • The Schemings of Scapin
   • Shrek- the Musical
   • The Mousetrap
   • Footloose
   • Buried Child
   • Rikki-Tikki-Tavi
   • Deathtrap
   • Breaking the Code
   • Live from the Front: Byline Ernie
   • Pippin
   • The History of Tea and A Family Christmas
   • Deathtrap (again)
   • Grease
   • Tuneful Christmas Carol
   • The Best Christmas Pageant Ever
   • The Runner Stumbles
   • Big Fish
   • The Amazing Fair Women


Recreation
Swimming
NOTABLE POSTS
   • The Goggily Monster
   • So Slow, But Undaunted
   • A New Hero, Nora Stanton Blatch
   • Swimming with Duke, Dreaming with Frida

Hiking
   • North Country Trail
   • Finger Lakes Trail
   • Superior Hiking Trail
   • Kekekabic Trail
   • Border Route Trail

Games and Puzzles
Games
Word Games
NOTABLE POSTS
   • When Watson is Stupid (Jeopardy)
   • Apropos Quiddler (Quiddler)
   • A Serious Addiction (Power Pinball)
   • I've Been Ikead (Hexal)
   • Galluzilla Fuels More Good Times (Mille Bornes)

Vocabulary

Humor
2012
A Warning We Probably Didn't Need
Tempt Your Sense of Exploration
C is for Camping
The Reluctant Prince
J is for Jeune Jeanne Jeune port Jaune
The Goggily Monster
The Truth about the Blog-posting Murderers Fest
44 Years but Who's Counting (1,2,3...)
Where Should I Put the Mouse Bait

Family
Ray Ford Leary my father
Catherine Burnham Rowe Leary my mother
Emily Marguerite Fisher Rowe my maternal grandmother
Great Grandma Rowe my maternal grandfather's mother
The Charles Alfred Fisher Family my maternal grandmother's parents and siblings
Jean Hall and Joan Hall my third cousin

Trees
AILANTHUS
Oddities on the Corner
My Yearly Nativity Project
Oddities on the Corner

BIRCH
   • white birch catkins


Herbaceous Plants

ALOE- known varieties
   • 'Baby Fang'
   • Aloe brevifolia variegata
   • 'Christmas Carol'
   • 'Christmas Carol'
   • Aloe cryptopoda
   • Aloe haworthiodes
   • Aloe humilis
   • Aloe juvenna
   • 'Lizard Lips'
   • 'Quicksilver'
   • Aloe squarossa
   • 'Vita'

ALOE- unknown varieties
   • Aloe with large teeth

BEGONIA- known varieties
   • Begonia carollina possibly 'Cecile'
   • 'Escargot'
   • 'Firewings'
   • 'Harmony Ray Glow'
   • 'Kit Kat'
   • 'Little Darling'
   • 'Looking Glass'
   • 'Looking Glass'
   • 'Manaus'
   • 'Marmaduke'
   • 'Red Fred'
   • 'Rex Cultorum'
   • 'Silver Jewell'
   • 'Soli Mutata'
   • 'Thurstonii'

   • Begonia x erythrophylla ‘Bunchii’
   • Begonia sizemoreae
   • Begonia venosa

BEGONIA- unknown varieties
   • orange flower
   • orange flower
   • orange flower
   • yellow flower
   • variegated leaf
   • variegated leaf
   • dotted border on leaf

CORYDALIS
   • purple garden variety

DAFFODIL

   • double multi-colored
   • double multi-colored
   • double old-fashioned
   • Duke of Windsor
   • Duke of Windsor
   • Jetfire
   • Kaydee
   • Minnow
   • Mount Hood
   • Mount Hood
   • Pistachio
   • ordinary yellow
   • fancy yellow and white

EUPHORBIA- known varieties

   • Euphorbia characias 'Tasmanian Tiger'
   • Euphorbia corollata
   • Euphorbia francoisii
   • Euphorbia kibwezensis crest
   • Euphorbia lactea
   • Euphorbia x martinii 'Tiny Tim'
   • Euphorbia mercurialina
   • Euphorbia millii, Crown of Thorns
   • Euphorbia 'Nothowlee' Blackbird
   • Euphorbia stenoclada
   • Euphorbia trigona 'Rubra', African Milk Tree

PRAYER PLANTS (Marantaceae)- known varieties

Calathea
   • Calathea amagris
   • Calathea lancifolia, rattlesnake plant
   • Calathea lancifolia, rattlesnake plant
   • Calathea majestica
Stromanthe
   • Stromanthe sanguinea


THISTLES- known varieties

   • Cirsium arvense, Canada Thistle
   • Cirsium hillii, Hill's Thistle
   • Cirsium pitcheri, Pitcher's Thistle
   • Cirsium pitcheri, Pitcher's Thistle
   • Cirsium vulgare, Bull Thistle

SEMPERVIVUM

   • hardy maroon
   • small with yellow flowers
   • small with yellow flowers

VERONICA- known varieties

   • Veronica spicata- spike speedwell
   • Veronica chamaedrys- bird's-eye speedwell

Color
Red
   • Philadelphia Flower Show 2019 - Red or Bright Pink
   • More Red Berries
   • Unidentified Non-Flying Red Things
   • Red Things
   • A Study in Red
   • Red Flowers at Stan Hywet
   • Red Wheel, White Snow
   • Red, White, and Blue
   • Red and White

Orange
   • Philadelphia Flower Show 2019 - Orange
   • Aposematic Coloration
   • Day-Glo Orange
   • Morning Light
   • Orange, Almost Round
   • The Smell of Orange
   • Orange- Stan Hywet
   • It's Orange Again
   • Orange- Same or Different?"
   • Why I am No Mycological Expert
   • Nestcap Fungus
   • Orange Mitosis
   • Maggie Says, More Orange, Mom






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