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Springtime in the Ozarks

I love that we have four distinct seasons in the Ozark Mountains. If I had to pick my favorite, though it would be spring. The pear trees and and the peach trees are full of blooms.   Golden alexander or Zizia (isn’t that a fun name?) and the ‘Butter and Egg’ daffodils are making a […]

Hummers and Bummers

The Good News:  Hot weather brings hummingbirds! Not to sound like Cliff Clavin but did you know that a hummingbird’s heart beats up to 1,260 times per minute? That it weighs as much as a penny?  That they also eat small bugs? It’s also a little known fact that a hummingbird will visit an average of 1,000 […]