jen maddocks :: blog

Evening Bike Ride

We went on a bike ride this evening. We waited till around 7pm so it would be cooler. It was a wonderful evening. I on purpose did not take my camera. Instead here are some things I noticed. The smell of someone grilling. Riding through warm and cold patches of air. Lots and lots of…
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An Old Friend

The garter snake made his appearance again today. Ava spotted him out the back door. She yelled to me, "MOM! MOM! THE SNAKE!" Considering the fact that we have a dog (he's a Rat Terrier/Shih Tzu mix) that is very protective of "his" yard and has killed snakes out there before...this particular snake is being…
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My Peonies

My peonies have bloomed. We have been watching them everyday. For some reason they are just as beautiful and fascinating to the girls as they are to me. Every morning the girls go the the back door and look out to see the progress they are making. This morning a bunch had opened. The lighting…
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Some Flowers

Last night I was roaming around the yard taking some photos of what was blooming in my yard…
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It feels like summer!

Oh does it ever feel like summer around here. Even the crickets are out. Seems a little early this year but maybe its just me. Either way its warm out and we have been eating dinner outside. This is another reason it feels like summer…
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