Monthly Archives: February 2011

Warm weather, anti-bark collar, and seeds

Warmth has returned to the Gulf Coast.  I’m not sure what I think about that.  We went from freezing to needing the air conditioner, which is hardly fair!  Still, its nice to be outside when the no-see-um gnats aren’t dining … Continue reading

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GRrrrrrrRRRRR

They say that a bear is much grumpier and prone to attacks in the spring, after their winter hibernation is finished.  I don’t know, and to be honest, I hope to never find out for sure. I know that I’m … Continue reading

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Weather and spring fever

Okay, so the Gulf Coast doesn’t get horrendous winters with snowfall measured in feet.  That doesn’t mean that spring fever can’t strike! Its been cold and damp this winter, with several nights in a row qualifying as “hard freezes”.  For … Continue reading

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Rain, rain, go away

It’s raining…again. It’s been raining a LOT, and it’s getting very tiresome.  We’re not used to being indoors so much, and the cold, soggy weather is grating on our nerves.  It’s also making anything that involves being outdoors, such as … Continue reading

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Being indoors when your house is the size of a closet

Oh yeah, there is nothing like inclement weather to drive people indoors, especially the cold and wet combination.  Then, the realization that we live in the space some people consider closet space really begins to sink in. Don’t get me … Continue reading

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Arctic blast hits the Gulf Coast

It is cold. Nasty, bitter, damp cold that just creeps into your bones, where it lingers longer than a bad memory.  The skies are dreary and sullen, and the threat of rain later today goes hand in hand with icy … Continue reading

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