There is something about the smell of fall. There is also something awesome about temps in the 40’s when we wake up. There are way more people at the reservoir and Crosby love’s to say hello to them. Finding that we have deer bedding on our beach is also super smelly.
Is fall here in Western Pennsylvania? Based on Reba’s morning walk temps at 40 degrees F, I’d say so. We took a little stroll up the Allegheny River to see the sun peak over the hill this morning and found a few geese. It’s definitely a little different than our river one year ago when the water was lower and it was warm enough to paddle without a wet suit. The leaves are just starting to change a little. By […]
Every location has a special snake population that matches the environment. Some of the snakes are venomous and some are not. Do you know which snakes can be found in Florida vs. Pennsylvania? Let’s start with the Florida Non-venomous snakes. Follow it up with the Florida Venomous snakes. If the guides didn’t help, try the following snake finder. FLORIDA SNAKE FINDER- FL Museum Now onto PA with a quick summary: Snakes of PA
Today’s workout was a trail day. Brady’s Bend Seybertown Road to the Redbank Trail just past where the boats usually anchor to party. The trail commission has improved their signage and definitely make somebody line up for a new bike because a 9.5 mph pace is unacceptable.
Researching some colors and products for the deck, spindles and back of steps. Something about a deck overlooking one of Pennsylvania’s great rivers means maintenance should happen every 5 years. Step 1: Don’t Pressure-wash. Step 2: Let it dry, if we actually get a few dry days. Step 3: Stain your deck. Step 4: Stain your verticals. Step 5: Pray for 1.5 dry days so you don’t need to tarp the deck. Or wait until August when PA gets into […]