Author Archives: Cherie

On the road again! (Suwannee: The Accidental Tourists)

July 31, 2012 – You’ll notice I never continued with our survival series, and haven’t updated with travel tales of any kind for a long time. Work exploded, life exploded, I was beginning to feel like my entire life revolved … Continue reading

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Shelter From The Storm (Part 1)

Starting our adventure in the vast wilderness of our yard, our first task was to decide where to set up camp. We thought of this from two different angles: where we’d spend our first night, since we only had a … Continue reading

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Adventuring at home

The weather right now is perfect for camping. Unfortunately our schedules haven’t allowed much time away. But we live on four beautiful acres, so we don’t have to leave to enjoy the outdoors. (Check out those azaleas!) Camping here, we … Continue reading

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And sometimes, nature comes to us…

So it’s seriously time to blow the dust off of this blog. People have been asking why I haven’t updated in so long. Mostly, I just don’t want to bore everyone with stories of how life happens and things don’t … Continue reading

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See, it’s this kind of thing that just makes me grumpy…

… Or explains my anxiety disorder. Pick one. My office is all moved back into the house now. When I was finished, I was sweaty, and dirty, and tired, and irritable, and decided that a shower would be just the … Continue reading

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So, where to next? Back to the house…

This is my own fault, really. Ok, actually my own suggestion. A suggestion Kent tried talking me out of even while admitting I was right. Last night, Kent and I sat down and talked for a long time about what … Continue reading

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RV: Fixing The Floor

We bought this RV planning for repairs and upgrades. Mostly, we’d planned to do them slowly, as needed. We were really excited to get everything hooked up and start traveling! But one thing that definitely had to be looked at … Continue reading

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Wildlife Week Concluded: Hummingbirds and a whole lot more

For the last post in this series, I have some of my favorite photographs along with some I was only able to get by pure luck. Most of the animals in the previous posts are around enough to provide ample … Continue reading

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Wildlife Week: Flycatchers, Tufted Titmice, Chickadees

Last post I talked about some of the more common animals we’re seeing around our new spot in the yard. This post covers the ones (all birds this time) that either we’d never noticed or never identified. I’ll start with … Continue reading

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Wildlife Week: Gray Squirrels, Carolina Wrens, Cardinals

As promised, here’s the first in a short series of posts where I introduce you to some of the inhabitants of our yard. I figured I’d start with some of the more common ones first. Most of the animals in … Continue reading

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