A while back I posted about our Turkeys. WELL. Apparently wild turkeys LOVE snow. b/c right now it’s coming down in droves, and there are (I kid you not) FORTY wild turkeys in our backyard. How great is that?! But here’s the trip. John just went out and – as well as scattering seed, left … Continue reading 40 turkeys in my backyard
You know how it feels when you’re falling in love? At first, it’s all hot and heavy and you can hardly think of anything but being with the other person. You live them, breathe them, you almost want to EAT them! But things eventually steady. The boil, though still burning, simmers down and you start to see stuff you hadn’t seen before. And often … Continue reading Three Things I Love About My House.
A normal person who moved into a house where wild turkeys wandered the backyard might be inclined to ignore them until they went away. A normal person, once these turkeys disappeared, might describe the parting as fortunate. But since moving into our house, replete with flock of wild turkeys, my family and I have done … Continue reading A turkey named Wilbur.
TURKEY COOKIES! Looking for a fun activity or an adorably delicious dessert for Thanksgiving? Gobble gobble!
Top o’ the morning to you! While you may be enjoying Irish soda bread, drinking Irish coffee or sneaking one more Irish potato, I am dreaming of a humongous turkey sandwich, slathered in mayo, sitting atop a mountain of mashed potatoes with gravy and dressing and cranberry sauce and ….!!!!!!!!!! Oooh baby, when you gobble, … Continue reading Happy Turkey Day! I mean, Saint Patrick’s Day!
Last week my daughter & I visited the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, a nonprofit marine science center located right in the heart of Portland’s harbor. My daughter’s 5th grade class had been invited to participate in a special program called Lobster: Untold Tales and I was tagging along as a chaperone. I’d never thought … Continue reading The Secret Lives of Lobsters