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She made it!

She made it!

Marty’s photo of the day #4256: This is Annie. And yes, her jump was successful! She was an adoptee from an animal shelter. I still remember the day Deb and I brought her home. Annie was approximately two years old, nervous, and unsure of herself. The hallway to our bedroom overlooks the great room. It’s […]

Winter is back!

Winter is back!

Marty’s photo of the day #4249: Winter is back! I was so tired of the upper-thirties melty-rainy shit. Yesterday, five glorious inches of snow arrived, and this morning it was a proper five degrees below zero. I shot this photo from my writing room window, a little before sunrise this morning. Dropping below are the […]

Even sweet Nellie can be naughty

Even sweet Nellie can be naughty

Marty’s photo of the day #4243: Sometimes even sweet Nellie can be a bad girl. Because we live on 25 acres of protected mountain forest (affectionately called the Essen Wildlife Refuge), we have mountain lions, wolves, coyotes, porcupines, skunks, and other animals around that Nellie shouldn’t mess with. And the only safe way for her […]