Insects Welcome!

October 4 was a stay-at-home day in order to nurse our Covid and Influenza vaccine-related fatigue, malaise, and soreness. Cloudy and sunlit skies took turns and were punctuated by brief periods of rain. During one of the sunny intervals, a Monarch Butterfly was seen flitting from cosmos to cosmos in our driveway, which has turned … Continue reading Insects Welcome!

Autumn Is In The Air

Autumn is a lovely time of year Cooler days are finally here. Flora’s summer colors still hang on, Are enriched by fall attire most plants don.   As forests get ready to shed their coverings I gleefully pull on woolen leggings. Thick sweaters are my favorite things to wear, Help the coming frigid months to … Continue reading Autumn Is In The Air

Happy Belated Birthday To Me!

Hi there. My name is Omo. You have met me before, but in case you don’t remember, please look here for a reminder. I’m a Nile Hippopotamus, am named for an African river (like my mother), and live at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado Springs. When I opened my eyes for the very first … Continue reading Happy Belated Birthday To Me!