Archive for February, 2008

I’ve collected over my travels a few birds in flight which I liked. I thought I’d post them. I’m sure anyone visiting will recognize the birds. I find their action shots just as fascinating as their sitting poses. I’m going to start and end with my favorites; both black capped chickadees. a chickadee flying away from the […]


I’m going to babble because I have sat by the feeders almost all winter long looking for this bird. In bitter freezing cold at times – sometimes until my fingers went numb waiting for the chance to show you what I’ve seen. Last summer, I saw him once in a rather ungraceful stance looking up […]


six-word memoir

25Feb08

My friend Terry (a.k.a Montucky to his pals) tagged me for a new meme. His personal and brilliant answer is right here. It’s a six word memoir, inspired by Hemingway, who once bet ten dollars that he could sum up his life in six words. He came up with: For Sale: baby shoes, never worn. Here are […]


Monarch’s recent post on his local birds actually gave me a bit of hope that spring is on the way; I started, subjectively speaking, about 90% convinced however here is a short list of the birds I’ve seen recently. (not shown red-winged blackbird  and black-capped chickadees) and…. many of them actually call this place home […]


White tailed deer  (Odocoileus virginianus) …..and a mom with three little ones? (you have to count the bums and heads)


Juvenile Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) Adult Bald Eagle The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson


“It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment.” ~Ansel Adams Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) and just a drip of water (H2O, HOH)


{the moon that night} {photos taken with the moonlight as the only light source. I have plans to play with this concept some more…}


Northern Flicker (Colaptes auratus)    {red-shafted} Black-capped Chickadee (Poecile atricapillus) my kitten (Felis silvestris catus)


ice and snow

02Feb08