October is my favorite month of the year - and not just because it's my birthday month. I love all the pumpkins, changing colors of the leaves, and looking forward to the upcoming holidays.
I should have a photo of a pumpkin or something fall related to put in this post, but I don't. So, instead I'll introduce you to a friend that came to visit for a few days. Meet Tamiye the snapping turtle.
I didn't realize we had snapping turtles around here until last year, when we were driving on a road in our subdivision and saw one with a shell that was at least a foot in diameter.
Tamiye was found in a neighbor's strawberry patch. They noticed their strawberries were being eaten by something, looked around in the patch, and found 10 baby snapping turtles! N did a great job taking care of his friend for a few days.
My mom is on her way over for crafts and dinner. We're going to make bookmarks with N. For dinner, we'll have spaghetti. I made the sauce this morning and it's been simmering all day.
Nothing like some homemade comfort food to get October off to a great start.