Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Birds of Prey Show at Leach Botanical Garden

A spotted owl, a turkey vulture, a kestral, and this raven were some of the birds on display at the Leach Botanical Garden last night hosted by the Audubon.  These birds are lucky enough to have been rescued by bird lovers and now are most at home with humans and so will not return to the wild.  Not to worry, these birds seem quite content with their human friends and their not so wild lifestyles.

I couldn't help but notice this mushroom cloud of bamboo near the entrance to the garden.  If you haven't been here you're missing out an a lovely specimen garden that seems like it straight out of the 1930's.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Mr. Mew's Daily Post

Introducing my new blog, "Mr. Mew's Daily Post; A gentleman's take on a not so civilized world."  Come take a look!

Monday, August 23, 2010

Meyer Lemon Saga Part 2: My First Lemon

 Okay, so I didn't let it ripen to yellow.  I grew impatient.  It's already the end of August and i just wanted to sample one.  There are two more large lemons on the way in addition to several little guys that may not mature before the weather turns.  I'll have to bring them inside and give them extra light on those rainy days I suppose.   Maybe I'll leave them alone to actually properly ripen.  If you need more, here's some basic Meyer lemon info: