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Wednesday, August 24, 2022

Northeast North Dakota Road Trip: State Parks and State Historic Sites and More As Summer Slips Away


Turtle River State Park

Sweden State Historic Site, ND

Nash, ND

Nash, ND

Pembina County Museum

St. Anthony Church, Pembina County Museum

Icelandic State Park

Icelandic State Park

Birding. Can you see the Yellow-bellied Sapsucker?

White Horse Hill

Rachel Carson's quote caught my eye

Abundant prairie flora everywhere

White Horse Hill, originally a Theodore Roosevelt-era national park

Stanley R. Mickelsen Safeguard Complex, near Nekoma. Nothing but crickets & wind these days, but I visited in the '70s with my parents because military friends from Fort Bliss & Okinawa were stationed here.

Gingras Trading Post SHS

Oak Lawn Church SHS

Home to the garden and rain in the guage. 

Thursday, August 18, 2022

Red Oak House Garden Notes No. 74


Suchyfest 2022

My late Mom's embroidery art, dishtowels she made for my daughter Chelsea, which we have now framed for her apartment. 

House projects (painting)

House projects indoors, my office

A hint of autumn in the air, with the crickets singing and some cool evenings again and windows open and vegetables ripening and peak summer perennials waning and notices of hunting season openers and end-of-summer-chores and -- again, again, again -- a need for rain.