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BIRDS ON A PERCH

BIRD WEEKLY – PHOTO CHALLENGE – BIRDS PERCHED UP Talk about hard choices! I excluded all the birds on feeders because there are too many to choose from. I also excluded woodpeckers working on a tree because that isn’t perching. I… Read More ›

LURKING COWBIRDS

Two summers ago, we had a lot of visiting cowbirds, but last summer, we barely saw a single one. This year, though, they have shown up in force. They have become possessive, territorial, and aggressive to all the other birds…. Read More ›

NEW ORCHIDS

FOTD – May 7 – New Orchids Sometimes, you get your wish. For mother’s day, I wanted a new pot of orchids. Today, Garry brought me a new pot of lovely, tall orchids. These are bigger flowers than the ones I… Read More ›

A PHOTO A WEEK CHALLENGE: MOMS

A Photo a Week Challenge: Mothers My mother, myself, and Garry’s mother. All of us young with life stretching ahead of us. Let this be a happy Mother’s day for everyone — mothers and the children of mothers world round.

SEVEN BRIGHT ORCHIDS

BRIGHTLY BLOOM THE SEVEN ORCHIDS They started blooming in early March. Today, as April draws to an end, all the buds have opened. Seven beautiful blossoms grace my orchid plant. There are two more shoots, but I don’t think they… Read More ›