Small Bobcat Visits Chickens

This bobcat looks quite a bit smaller than the one captured previously by my trail camera. That PVC pipe in the background stands 18" tall and is noticeably taller than the cat. A cropped closer view shows that this cat also has a shorter … [Read more...]

2019 Lychee Crop

After a crop of around a thousand pounds last year, most of my lychee trees have taken a year off. A lychee sabbatical, I suppose. This is not unusual for lychee trees but is disappointing. The picture shows almost my entire 2019 crop. I'm trying … [Read more...]

New Driveway At Last

When I planted this oak tree it was a foot tall. Obviously that was a while ago. It was intended to mark the right side of the driveway. Today I parked a friend’s trailer across the entrance to the old driveway. It took a while but my … [Read more...]

Golf Cart Hurricane Hole

I can now hide my golf cart in the shipping container. With no hurricanes are coming, my lawn mowers can live inside. … [Read more...]

Time to Refresh the Old Bridge

The bridge over my pond drainage ditch has reached the end of its useful life. I have not inspected the old power pole pieces that support the deck for a long time but they look ok from the sides. The rest of the deck is warped in … [Read more...]

Hawk Testing Chicken Run

One of the local hawks dropped by yesterday afternoon to see if it could get at our chickens. It looks like the answer is still no. Trying to get in from ground level didn't work. Maybe there's a way in the top of the coop? Or a way in … [Read more...]

Daytime Raccoon Visit

I get lots of night shots of raccoons and possums wandering around the yard and most don't seem that interested in sleeping chickens that are locked in a coop. This one came by in daylight and took a couple of circles around the chicken run looking … [Read more...]

It’s Not Easy Being A Bunny

My trail camera took about 1,500 pictures of that blade of grass yesterday. Scrolling through them all took a while. It looks like my cat was hunting for baby bunnies again. He didn't show up for dinner last night, apparently preferring free … [Read more...]

Solar Pond Fountain

Fun to watch how the flow rate varies when clouds pass over. … [Read more...]