Category Archives: Animals

Bee Work Day

A few years ago, John and I had a swarm of bees at our house. It was one of the best experiences I can remember. We had someone from the Mount Diablo Beekeepers Association come and knock the bees from … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Unusual

This is something I don’t see everyday. My goat, Oreo, with a bird on her back and her mouth near her leg…

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Who Let the Goats Out?

This time of year there’s not much left in the goat yard, so we let the goats out into the bigger field. They do such a good job of eating the grass, we don’t have to supplement with alfalfa as … Continue reading

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Monarch Butterflies

The Monarch Butterflies are back! According to the San Francisco Chronicle, the butterflies are back in Point Pinole. They haven’t been seen here for about 5 years. Today we took a hike of about 5 miles round trip to see … Continue reading

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A Pair of Orioles?

We noticed some brightly colored birds in our bottle brush bush a few weeks ago. They were kind of skittish. At first I thought it might be a Western Tanager. Then, one day we got a good look at it. … Continue reading

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Baby Sweaters and the Angel

I believe I know a real, in the flesh, angel. Her name is Aurrero. I met Aurrero on BART one day when I was catching a later train. She carries a huge bag of yarn, sometimes 2 bags of yarn … Continue reading

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Cats go to Heaven

My friends cat passed away today. He was a very sweet boy and lived a good life. His name was Big Head. It brought back memories to me about different cats I’ve had throughout my life. This is Reuben. I … Continue reading

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