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 […]
Creating a Natural Habitat in your Backyard
Love, love, love this post from @seriouslyseekinganswers so I wanted to share it with you all. Great ideas and wonderful images. The squirrel mention reminded me of a favorite YouTube video I have watched several times this year. It’s 21 minutes-long but so worth it because it’s funny, interesting, and amazing. I’ll post that video […]
Thankful for Sunny Summer Mornings
I hope you can hear the birds chirping and the lawn mowers running in the background in the video below. As you can see, the sun is creating. all sorts of shadows in the leaves while pinpointing other leaves with brightness. I love waking up to that!
Porch Work and Companions
Today I had a few meetings and mostly email responses for work so I took advantage of the fact that I didn’t need two computer monitors and worked from the porch. A few weeks ago, a robin was busily making a nest in a bush right outside my porch window. Today, to my delight, I […]
Highlighted Blog #16 – The Humane Gardener
Nature is something I appreciate, but I have to admit that I don’t particularly study it. I just love it. One of the reasons I love the Humane Gardener is that it opens my eyes to the contributors to the natural art I appreciate. And shows how general human thoughtlessness might out the simple joys […]
Highlighted Blog #8 – aussiebirder.com
I don’t know a whole lot about birds. I think they are beautiful, and I love listening to them early on a summer morning. But if one flies by me, I’m more likely to describe it as yellow or blue than to actually know something about it. In fact, I have no idea what bird […]
Holy Mackeral! I Love Fishing!
The things I discover after all these years…Thursday broke at the crack of 7:30, my body and brain still not comprehending the concept of sleeping in. But that’s okay. It gave me the luxury of writing time before the others awoke. Mary Beth had gotten up before me, but she was at the stables since her […]