Author Archives: Julie

Oh my!

What big eyes you have! And what small eyes you have! Mantis have two large compound eyes and three small simple eyes – the better to see you with!  

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The Visitors: Part II

We’ve had some unexpected visitors to our house this summer. One evening in July, I happened to be washing my hands at the kitchen sink when I noticed a black object moving around outside in the wood line underneath a … Continue reading

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The Visitors: Part I

Earlier this summer, we had¬†adventures with our first rattlesnake! We’ll call the snake a male, but it could very well have been a female. Regardless, I found him right outside our shed sprawled out on a garden hose. I was … Continue reading

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Buds, Blossoms, and Blooms

I’ve not yet spent a year in my “new” house, but it’s been absolutely amazing to watch what each season brings with it. Being here and watching the greenery of Spring start to appear after a cold snowy winter has … Continue reading

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Just some photos…

I love my girls… And my boys…

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Our “new” addition

Last year was a big year for me. Lots and lots happened. One of the best “happenings” of last year included a new bundle of joy. Meet my rescued rottie, Artemis. She looks imposing in that photo, no? She’s an … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!!!

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Sale!

Lots of new stuff coming guys… Busy busy busy working on items for the free day at Mill Mountain Zoo on Sunday!! I’ll be a vendor with a variety of different goodies featuring your favorite animals! Hope you’re excited – … Continue reading

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My 2015 so far…

I feel awful that I haven’t updated my site in such a long time. It’s been a crazy several months with some major life changes. I got married last month! I married my absolute best friend and supporter. He’s the … Continue reading

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More photos from 2014

This is Bali, snow leopard. He’s kind of a ham. He loves attention and loves to play with his enrichments and toys! This is Beatrix Kiddo, red panda. She was born at my zoo in June and is Archibald’s sister. … Continue reading

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