Peacock tail feathers up close.
Peacock tail feathers up close.

Month: July 2012

  • A Nighttime Stroll through Beltsville

    Last night, I needed a walk with my dog to calm my nerves. What a summer it has been! Nevermind the upcoming move, the baby, trying to hold down the fort at work, and packing up the old house while renovating the new house. All I wanted was a chance to stretch out my legs […]

  • Summer Smells Like Fried Green Tomatoes

    The dog days of summer have arrived. Nothing says summer to me more than fried green tomatoes. They are a beautiful green color, almost the color of a granny smith apple, and their firm flesh only gets juicy once they are cooked up. I sliced the tomatoes and dredged them in cornmeal and flour with […]

  • Stork Sighting!

    Superstition runs deep in my blood. I am constantly running around rescuing spiders because I know it is bad luck to kill one. Of course, the sensible part of me knows this is silly, but I cannot bring myself to intentionally kill a spider. I am afraid of the deluge of bad luck it could […]