2014-05-11 Tree Frog
We found this little guy wrapped up in a fold of the blue tarp that we use to cover the grill during the winter. This is the first time I’ve ever seen a tree frog, so cute! I had to find out more about them. They have round sticky toe pads that help them travel …
2014-05-03-Rose Breasted Grosbeak Bird on Feeder 1
My husband was excited to see this bird; apparently it’s rarely seen around here. I managed to take a photo before it flew off.
Small Deer
We are lucky enough to be in a small pocket of an area that is completely free of deer in an area that is completely infested with deer. At least that’s what I used to think. Then this little cutie came ambling up the street, took a right into our yard and grazed her way …
Foxes in our Back Yard
In 2011 we were lucky enough to have a family of foxes living under our shed. There were two parents, another adult, probably a female, who helped watch the cubs, and six little roly poly cubs. Darn, they were cute! I got a few shots of them.
Lower Chanceford Church
Chanceford Presbyterian Church, established in 1751, is among the oldest congregations in York County, Pennsylvania. “Nestled in the scenic, rolling hills and farmland of Lower Chanceford Township, the building features some of the most beautiful stained glass windows and unique late 19th century architecture in the county.” (chancefordpc.org) My ancestor, John Fraser Farquhar, was the …
Historic marker at location of Jordan's Journey
I recently became interested in my Jordan line. This line starts with my second great grandmother, Louisa Ellen Jordan (1827-1876), who married Joseph David Hurt (1822-1864) of Tennessee. Ellen’s parents were William Jordan (1792-1863) and Medy Boyd (1795-bef.1833). William’s parents were William Jordan (1748-1822) and Sarah “Sallie” Wood (1753-1843). This William was born in Virginia …
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