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Squirrel !

If you are a fan of the Pixar movie UP, then you totally get that title. It seems Chris and I have become adopted as squirrel buddies. We have enjoyed the squirrel antics outside our window for a few years now. But one has decided it likes watching our antics, too. We usually have our […]

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Identifying Bird Friends

There’s a bird I hear that brings me great joy. I seem to associate its call with warm days in the spring as I sun myself on slow ski lifts and watch the winter melt-off. I was sure it was a Phoebe. But when I went to share the sound and information on the bird […]

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Mushroom Magic

The weather this year is crazy. While they are having drought conditions in the western part of the US, here in the east it barely stops raining. Last Friday Chris and I went for a walk up the mountain, using the mountain bike trails, and we were treated to amazing visuals. The wet earth drew […]

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Nature Jiminy Peak

Fancy Flowers

I don’t garden at all. But I do love walking around and seeing flowers. Often I head out after work for fresh air, a view of the mountain and a leg stretch. The mountain was hiding in a fog, but the base was clear. This is what I viewed along the path… Even the children’s […]

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Natural Bridge State Park

Don’t you love when you find a hidden treasure right in your backyard? That’s how it felt when we enjoyed an afternoon with our friend, Jackie. She took us exploring and introduced us to Natural Bridge State Park. Chris met Jackie last winter when they shared a lift together. She is an artist who makes […]

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Nature thankful

Cardinals by our Sunporch

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Slope-side Sidekick

This isn’t the greatest pic resolution-wise, but there’s a deer in there. I was sitting down on the snow, ready to record Chris going over some jumps on his snowboard (there was a lot more snow on the actual slope), and this little one was behind me watching the action along with me 🙂

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Watching Geese Fly

Whether heading off to dinner or practicing to fly south, geese always captivate me. I love seeing their formations and listening to them communicate.