A beautiful autumn day…gotta make hay while the sun shines! Advertisements
This is the 1941 Farmall H that I mentioned in my last post…I’ve been using it to rake hay in the field lately. Ain’t it a beauty? Being me, of course, I named it Hercules. When you hit a ground hog hole, the old seat bounces you into the air, and if you push the […]
And now for something totally different! My friend has a bunch of really old tractors and he has been teaching me a taxonomy of tractors, of a sort. (I even got to rake hay with his 1941 Farmall H.) He’s been showing me how to identify (wild) tractors in the field based on their diagnostic […]
You know how I love jumping spiders? Phiddipus audax, the bold jumping spider, is a perennial favourite. I saw two of these guys today and was tickled.
I love garter snakes…so adorable. If you like this guy, you’ll love this guy.
I have (more than) my fair share of awkward swimming stories. I’ve been an avid swimmer for years, to the point where, when my lawyer sister tried to buy me a nice professional suit as a gift, we discovered that my shoulders were three sizes wider than my hips. Your body on swimming: V When […]
The latest for the Favourite Bird Series…is another loon. People should stop choosing the same favourite birds all the time! But I cheated and did a different species of loon this time. 😛