Aw, Isn't Zip the Rat Terrier the cutest little snuggle bunny? He has been our house guest since Saturday and will remain so until Friday. His human parents are out of town so we jumped in to help out in their absence. We could not think of Zip being left in a kennel so we made them cancel his kennel stay. We are also watching OJ the cat as well as the horse's while they are away. But Zip is the lucky one that gets to stay inside with us. Our girls (the cats) are taking his visit fairly well. The Saint and I are doing everything we can to make sure all fur babies are getting equal quality time from us. Anyone with cats knows if you don't strike a good balance, there can be heck to pay from an irritated cat! As I type, the Saint is downstairs with Zip and the girls are both upstairs with me on top of the desk sniffing fresh air from the open window. At night we trade off as to whom sleeps with whom. I will sleep in the guest room with Zip while the Saint sleeps in our room with the girls then we trade off after a couple of nights. During the day, I take Zip outside and put him on a lead with me while I play in the Garden. Gee, the things we do to keep harmony with the animals in our life! If not in the Garden, in the house!
I recently talked about the Saint and I taking a walk through the Georgia Woods beyond our backyard. I took my Easter Bucket and collected rocks during this walk. We spotted a few other things as well on that walk. This was early spring when the wild pears were in bloom so about a month ago. Here you see some little wild flowers popping up from beneath the floor of the woods.
Here is a close up of the little purple pretties. So sweet and put such a smile on my face that day.
Here is something else we spotted. Not one but two of these were in the woods just behind our house! They are both over 5 feet tall. Are they Yucca Plants maybe?
We have never walked in these woods before as this area is not our property. These plants are a short distance from our backyard but we have never seen them as the woods are fairly dense.
We do not know if they are wild or were planted some time ago. We suspect they were planted. We live in what use to be the rural part of the county and we suspect that maybe a house trailer once stood in this area. It kind of looks as though these were planted at either end of the trailer so that is our guess. But in reality, who knows as this will remain a mystery to us.
One never knows what they will come across while taking a WALK ON THE WILD SIDE, In the Garden...
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