Monthly Archives: April 2012

Bob-Kebabs on the Grill


Ribeye and shrimp drenched in Bob’s secret marinade and grilled on skewers with onions, green peppers and tomatoes over hickory and apple wood. Claire assisted, creating the all-shrimp Claire-kebab.

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Eastern Tent Caterpillar


Claire’s photo of an Eastern Tent Caterpillar. The name comes from the silk “tents” built in trees by colonies of the caterpillars.

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Penny’s Spring Outing to the U-Pick Dandelion Farm

Penny eating fresh dandelion greens
Mmmmm…. A refreshing break from grocery store collard greens!
Penny eschews dandelion flower
“No. I don’t like butter. Gimme the green part!”

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Eastern Carpenter Bees

Wisteria with Eastern carpenter bee

The wisteria are in bloom now, so the carpenter bees are taking a break from their drilling to enjoy some nectar.

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