Books, bugs, and birds are constant parts of the blog. Gardening shows up a lot, so do books on gardening.
OMG, I posted this in my journal too! Although not until after xmas because, well, I get behind. I didn't realize it was a traffic cone until they took off the lights, however. I get a little sad about the trend in my neighborhood for tearing down all the familiar houses I know, and building big ugly homes that take up the entire lot.