We're Donna and Durry, and this is our travel-blog and food-blog and genealogy-blog and a photo-blog and fiber arts blog. It's our on-line journal.
Currently: Arcata, CA More →
New L-E-D lights along the back deck. A racoon or fox was spotted checking them out last night. The stripped remains of last year’s Chirtsmas tree (on the left) is my Festivas pole.Read more →
This was a volunteer plant from some compost mix from the Arcata garden-waste place. It’s been trying to grow now for a couple of months. It just produced its first “fruit” — I assume and hope its a pumpkin. Will it stay warm enough for the pumpkin to get any bigger? Interesting…this is totally unprotected [...]Read more →
Saturday afternoon we serendipitously happened upon a beautiful garden at a small state park in North Bend, Oregon. In 1906 Louie Simpson built a house for his wife Cassie along the Pacific Ocean. The house burned down, but his incredible gardens remain….with the help of volunteers of the Friends of Shore Acres. We spent most [...]Read more →
Bunnie, Melodie, and Dylan FINALLY have power after nine days without. Air-conditioning, and maybe no more M.R.E.’s from the FEMA folks. Bye Bye Ike.Read more →
Durry was in the dining room looking for our new f-o-x friend, hoping that there would be a return visit. Right on cue, the young fox crawled under the back fence to take a look around. Durry was pretty satified with the siting. We then moved to the living room, and out of the corner [...]Read more →