One more word about honey and dogs. The honey should be local honey, not the honey you purchase in the grocery store. So find a market or beekeeper in your area and buy the honey from them. We give Lucy a teaspoonful twice a day and she weighs about fifty pounds. You would obviously adjust the amount based on the size of your dog.
Summer days are waning here in the mountains. We are having brisk mornings and evenings and some of the trees are beginning to turn. We're watching for the migrant birds to pass through while we still enjoy our year-round birds as well.
Poor cardinal looks a bit ragged after a summer of nesting.
We have tons of hummingbirds as the northern birds migrate south and join the ones who summered here.
There a lots of fights and disputes among them.
The katydids are still noisy in the evenings, but they seem fewer in number
We love the changing of the seasons and look forward to the beginnings of each. We are especially glad that our seasons are relatively mild with the summers not too hot and winters not too cold for the most part. So we enjoy four distinct seasons without the savage weather of any of them.