Monthly Archives: September 2014

Baby African House snakes are leaving the eggs

One albino and 4 normals. One of the normal babies has a misshapen tail and I think I will euthanize it. Below is the albino baby when I got home from work. It must have just emerged from its egg … Continue reading

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African House snakes are pipping

My first clutch of African House snakes are hatching. Happy day! I bought the adults when they were little hatchlings in the spring of 2013 and they were sold as heterozygous for amelanism (albino). Very pleased that the first little … Continue reading

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More bread

I need a second loaf pan so I can make two full-sized loaves with each batch. My loaves are getting better with each try. I love doing this and my family likes this bread better than the bread form the … Continue reading

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Teaching Luke how to tie a Bowline Knot

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Star-Spangled Banner – 200 year celebration

Francis Scott Key is buried in Mt Olivet Cemetery in Frederick so many Scouts from Frederick assisted with the ceremonies honoring him and the Star-Spangled Banner’s 200 year anniversary this past weekend.  

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Soft Pretzels

My favorite snack — and to show my liking for this treat I decided to make my own this weekend. I made three batches of twelve and below are some pictures I took during the process. Delicious.

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GC retic – fresh shed

She shed also. Very docile and pretty snake.

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SD retic – fresh shed

Looks prettier after each shed cycle. Pics from yesterday and Saturday.

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Nice Eastern Garter snake

Found at a friends house near Mt Pleasant, MD today.

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Ethan is taking care of business

He has already earned “Scout”, “Tenderfoot”, and now “Second Class” — all in the span of six months.

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