It’s orb weaver time of year. Throughout the pastures, the industrious creatures have been at work, draping their webs between stalks of grass. Wet with morning dew, they’re stunning to behold. I try my best to avoid damaging those webs as I move through, but, sometimes, a spider will decide to make a web in a place where it can’t be – like atop the wire “cage” that secures the ramp from the chicken coop – and I have to ruin the spider’s masterpiece.Continue reading “Haiku: Obstinate Orb Weaver”
It seems as though something new is waiting to be discovered here each day. If I forget to bring my phone with me when I head outside – to do chores, projects, or foraging – I often regret it. Not today, though!