fuzzy caterpillar on boy

The weather has been wonderful lately – occasional soaking rains and lots of sun. As an old college friend used to say, “Spring is busting out all over!” Along with the new foliage growth, we’ve seen new kittens, fat caterpillars, baby birds, and lots of earthworms and grubs in the garden. Here’s Doodle with his “friend” the fuzzy caterpillar.

small eastern king snake

Sudoku even found a snake in the yard, a small eastern king snake according to Carman, resident snake expert, but the little guy was dead. He appeared to have had a blow to the neck. I hope I didn’t get him with the mower…