These banana trees are only a few years old, but they’re making bananas.
Gretchen, Bananas, and dogs
Plus a pack of four dogs!
Gretchen and the banana bloom
Leash training day.
Honeybun and Nervous Nellie on their food deck, Brown Dog and Yellow Dog
Nervous Nellie is also known as the Jackal, because she looks like one,
and loves to skulk around and bark.
She barks less as times goes on.
Oh, yeah: that’s Gretchen.
We don’t have a cherry picker, but we do have a ladder and a roof.
Gretchen on the roof picking black cherries
Later, I didn’t take a picture as I was on the ladder picking behind my head.
At going on 13 years old, Yellow Dog is an octogenarian in human years,
with arthritis to show for it.
Yellow Dog and Gretchen
Brown Dog, who is the same age, was probably sleeping somewhere.
Brown Dog likes boats.
Brown Dog and Gretchen with halo
Especially this old flatboat. Continue reading
Anybody else had to get one of these?
Thanks to Adel Tire for the fix, including a new inner tube.
Apparently box turtles don’t like blackberries, even when Gretchen offers them.
And Yellow Dog doesn’t notice turtles.
Gretchen offers blackberry to turtle
Yellow Dog and Brown Dog cooling off in a beaver pond.
Dogs in water
Gretchen is represented by her camera there on the right.
The least menacing snake you will see today.
Not moving very fast
At the entrance to the Cypress Swamp.
Brown Dog and Yellow Dog didn’t even notice.