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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 ›

GREENING OF THE OAK TREES

I said sometimes around the second week in May, the oaks would grow leaves and suddenly, it would be spring? Last night, the oak trees went green. When I looked out the window this morning, spring had arrived.

TULIPS

FOTD – May 4 – Tulips Although the pictures of tulips will come, I wanted to start out by telling you that tonight I actually saw a real, live flying squirrel happily munching on the big suet and mealworm bar in… Read More ›

TOYS IN MY ATTIC

CBWC: Toys for All Ages These are all monochrome sepia. Kind of medium to dark sepia because for once, I decided to try using the monochrome function on a camera. This is the oldest of my Olympus OMDs. Later ones have… Read More ›

COLD SPRING, BRIGHT SPOTS

Bright Spots Even in the darkest years, there are bright spots. Birds and flowers and sometimes great big moons, and sunshine. I hope the snow is finally over for the year, but it might not be quite yet.