Category Archives: Creeks

Roarin’ Creek Pics, Curated by Cat

When the creek’s high we humans can hear it roar from the yard but Franklin hears it from indoors, even before it rises enough to be audible to us. We had a lot of rain this year in winter and … Continue reading

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In Winter, Cat and I Look Back at Fall

Everything’s different now at the creek, all leaves were washed away by heavy rains. More storms are on the way, with severe weather potential. I miss all those quirky fall colors; Franklin misses the sunnier light and the autumn smell … Continue reading

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Fall Creek, Trees, and Cat, Part 3

I’ve bumped up the colors but hey, fall is the time to par-tay! The sweet house beast enjoys those slanty autumn rays. Oops, this one is out of sequence and was taken on November 19, 2019. On November 19th we … Continue reading

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Fall Trees, Creek, and Cat, Part 2

On November 6 we trekked to the creek and found the leaves had made their appearance, big time. It was all like, Tree Parts Department, what can we help you with today? Better act fast, we’re moving along! Stay with … Continue reading

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Fall Creek, Trees, and Cat, Part 1

We went to the creek on November 1 but the above picture is from November 2. Notice that the reflections are mainly blue sky and green foliage. Franklin stays busy making himself comfortable but he’s ever watchful too. On November … Continue reading

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Fall Creeps Along, Cat and I Wait

We have red leaves! Got ’em in October! “I’m not impressed,” says Franklin. “Cats don’t see reds that well.” There’s still lots of green, even now. “Well I sure hear better, those raccoons really rocked out last night! While y’all … Continue reading

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We Have Spring! And Before That . . .

Spring’s here . . . and has been for awhile. I first noticed these blooms on February 27th. The tree is a crabapple as near as I can tell. The flowers change after the initial magenta buds open and they’re … Continue reading

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Fall Colors Soothe Us; Cat Frisks Around

Yep, that’s last November. We’re freezing now, though we don’t have it nearly so bad as other regions. Perfect time to backtrack and indulge in fall colors. Franklin Thunderpaws gallops up and down the hall whenever it’s cold. But if … Continue reading

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Not Done With Fall Yet; Cat Growth Spurt

It’s January, but here we can have all four seasons in one week. We have two tornado seasons a year, the first in spring, and a second November-December season. A few days back we had warm weather with severe storms … Continue reading

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Cat and Creek and Merry Christmas!

Here’s one of my favorite pictures from the November 3rd trek to the creek this year. I love that this creek is complicated and messy, full of old tree trunks and branches that are fallen, or reaching. Stories that began … Continue reading

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