Three Sides of a Big Gobbler

We have been working hard to make our yard animal - friendly. We set couple of hummingbirds' feeds for those tiny angles, installed some small fence lines under the roof convenient for birds to build their nests, put corns and fresh water out for deers, ducks, squirrels and turkeys. since the start of this spring … Continue reading Three Sides of a Big Gobbler

Blue and Green: the Colors for New Lives

The colors of blue and green always remind us of freshly grown trees under the blue sky. Often times it is around spring season. With the birds chirping and plants sprouting, the earth is cultivating new lives! After spring arrives at Mississippi River, the birds turned to active after a long brutal winter. A great … Continue reading Blue and Green: the Colors for New Lives

They are Growing so Fast!

Couple of weeks ago I went to a local park to visit a new family of five. At that time the little owlets were tiny and hide in their nest. Only raised their heads to look around once while. Couple of days ago I went there again only to see those owlets grown so much, … Continue reading They are Growing so Fast!

Flight in Fresh Spring Air

At Minnesota spring usually comes later than other states. Once a while we had a major snow storm even in the middle of April. Even though temperature is rising and a few flowers' buds are popping, we are not totally into green season. But we already smell the freshness coming in spring air! So do … Continue reading Flight in Fresh Spring Air

The Lights in the Cold

We are approaching towards the end of 2020! Holiday celebration is just around the corner. This holiday season will be difference from any previous ones, since many of us have to be home alone or meeting with friends or families virtually. There might not be as much laughs on dinner table, as much as storytelling … Continue reading The Lights in the Cold

Being Optimistic through the Winter with Pandemic

The numbers of infections and death spiked in the past week, the date of back-to-office was delayed once again. The dark cloud of COVID-19 is still floating over the world, it seems that we are continuously walking in a tunnel without seeing light in front. Working at home for over eight months I really miss … Continue reading Being Optimistic through the Winter with Pandemic

The Beautiful Bad River

Even the pandemic is still going around us, we took a vacation to Northern Wisconsin during this past weekend. The Bad River is a river flowing from the southwestern end of Caroline Lake to Lake Superior in northern Wisconsin.  On the way to its destination, it passes Copper Falls State Park through a gorge and drops … Continue reading The Beautiful Bad River

Everyday’s Objects for a Hunting Family

My husband's families have been hunting on their farmland over years.  Some processed animals are used to decorate hunting cabins. These everyday's objects evidenced the happy time when families got together during holidays. The facemark on the black bear face was added by me to memorize the pandemic, COVID - 19. Thanks for visiting my … Continue reading Everyday’s Objects for a Hunting Family

Nest, Sweet Nest!

Within the last week of June, a robin couple built a nest under our roof, and laid 4 eggs there.  I believe that they brought us with something good before we were about to complete the turbulent first half of 2020. We eagerly waited for two weeks, and finally saw the eggs hatched to 4 … Continue reading Nest, Sweet Nest!

Special Sunset in a Special Summer

We have been half-way through the year 2020. The first half was difficult and quarantined.  Many people have to give up something they loved due to pandemic, COVID -19.  Besides cancelling our trip to Iceland, our family also cancelled usual summer outdoor activities such as boating and biking. But it has not stopped me from … Continue reading Special Sunset in a Special Summer