Blackstone Valley

MOURNING DOVES

We’ve had a lot of baby doves on the deck this past week. It’s interesting watching the baby birds. Many of them, like doves and Goldfinch, look like exact miniatures of their parents. A few, like Cardinals, have unlovely offspring…. Read More ›

ONLY A PAPER MOON

I noticed I have about an equal number of religious and atheist friends. That probably means I’m doing something right. If you get right down to it, I believe in you and me. I believe in intelligence and our right to exercise… Read More ›

GLOWING GRACKLES

As I work through my folders, I keep finding bunches of pictures I’ve never processed or even sorted. I saved these grackle photographs because they needed a bit more work than usual and then I forgot them. But here they… Read More ›

A SIGN ALONG THE ROAD

Very nearby, we have both a Mennonite and Amish community. Moreover, the entire Blackstone Valley is religious. We have churches of every Christian denomination and more than one of each. No synagogues. This is definitely a Christian area. It isn’t… Read More ›