I love bats! And I have stories about them too…. look, JJ, it has ears! (Personal joke…) One of my favourite stories is how I rescued the guy in the shopping center across from me. He had hair down to his bum-hole. But he realized something was stuck in his still-closed doorway, so he calledContinue reading “Do You Like Bats?”
Category Archives: Nature
A Fishy Tale
I was recently asked to be interviewed online by a tropical fish enthusiast acquaintance of mine, for his Facebook aquarium group. He was doing a collection of group member profiles. I have been in the fish hobby and business since I was 11 or 12 years old, and was happy to participate. I thought I’dContinue reading “A Fishy Tale”
A Tale Of Two Spiders
* Warning: If you have arachnophobia, you may want to skip this post! * As everyone knows, when the weather grows colder, the multi-legged critters like to move indoors. Sure, every house will have the odd spider in it, and don’t get me wrong; they’re good little creatures – They are kind enough to eatContinue reading “A Tale Of Two Spiders”
“Let Your Inner Light Shine” A Message From The Fireflies
Also known as “lightning bugs”, fireflies are actually a nocturnal variety of soft-bodied beetle. There are over 2000 species worldwide, and they are found on every continent except Antarctica. Did you know that not all fireflies glow as an adult, but they all do in their larval stage – fascinating! They also spend most ofContinue reading ““Let Your Inner Light Shine” A Message From The Fireflies”
Friday Funny: What If Humans Attracted Their Mates Like Animals?
I saw this on social media this week, and couldn’t resist! I actually giggled out loud for some of them. Hope you get a laugh too! Have a great weekend, and stay safe. Thank you for reading today’s funny . Please Click the “Like” button below & don’t forget to subscribe to my “Musings”!
The Taming Of The Chipmunk.
Just when I thought I had my hands full, feeding all the local squirrels, now I have a new little friend to love. I’ve known for some time that a chipmunk has been living on our property. I’ve seen the many “residences” it has dug in my lawn, and on the gravel area where theContinue reading “The Taming Of The Chipmunk.”
Houseplant Care 101: Spider Plants
Houseplants are lovely. They can brighten up and decorate a room, clean the air, and make a home feel well, more “homey”. But we either love them or hate them! Some people are amazing green thumbs! They could make anything grow, anywhere. But some of us seem to kill plants just by looking at themContinue reading “Houseplant Care 101: Spider Plants”
To Grieve A Squirrel
* Warning: Today’s blog may be a little graphic for some readers. Please continue at your own risk, and have tissues close at hand. I love animals. Especially those with four legs and covered in fur. Cats, dogs, even small critters like guinea pigs and yes, the lowly little squirrels. I love watching their cuteContinue reading “To Grieve A Squirrel”
Flowers For Hummingbirds
A few days ago, I wrote a piece about butterflies. Today I’d like to feature my other jeweled favourite, hummingbirds. I always feel privileged when these little beauties pay me a visit. Here in Southern Ontario, we usually only have one variety of hummingbird visit us, and that is the Rubythroat, although I have heardContinue reading “Flowers For Hummingbirds”
Butterflies: Nature’s Painted Beauties
Did you know that there are 302 species of butterflies in Canada? However, only five are native (endemic) species. Do you know how to tell if you’re looking at a butterfly or a moth? No? Then I shall give you a little butterfly education. I shall start with the butterfly life cycle. It happens inContinue reading “Butterflies: Nature’s Painted Beauties”