OH THE FLOWERS THAT BLOOM IN THE SPRING (TRA LA!) – Marilyn Armstrong

FOTD - MARCH 29, 2020 - OH THOSE FLOWERS! After a winter of spring, we are now having the springtime of winter. All winter it was warm and now that it is really spring, it's cold, grey, and rainy. So here are whatever flowers we happen to have lying around the house and garden. It's … Continue reading OH THE FLOWERS THAT BLOOM IN THE SPRING (TRA LA!) – Marilyn Armstrong

BIRDS, BEES, FLOWERS, POLLEN, AND A VIRUS – Marilyn Armstrong

A Photo a Week Challenge: Changing Seasons It was such a warm winter -- with no snow at all -- that spring is arriving without the usual fanfare. I don't know how well out "outside" flowers are doing because I don't go out. I can tell the season is changing because the birds are beginning to … Continue reading BIRDS, BEES, FLOWERS, POLLEN, AND A VIRUS – Marilyn Armstrong

LIVING IN THE ZOO – Marilyn Armstrong

And meanwhile ... The dogs want treats. The raccoons are hungry. The little white flying squirrels are hungry too. And during the day, masses of finches hang on the feeders, oblivious to the news, politics, primaries, and elections. Fill the feeders and there will be good seeds for dinner. We had the camera up last … Continue reading LIVING IN THE ZOO – Marilyn Armstrong

FINCHES AND TITMOUSES – Marilyn Armstrong

I did manage to take a bunch of pictures. The birds were enthusiastic. I had a headache, but sometimes, it's silly to not pick up the camera. The birds do what they do and they may never do that same thing again. The birds were very frisky today and I was not. But I'm very … Continue reading FINCHES AND TITMOUSES – Marilyn Armstrong

DEFINITELY OFF OUR FEED – Marilyn Armstrong

The pictures from last night look just like the pictures from the day before. Apparently every night, a conga line of raccoons take over the back deck. You can see the flying squirrels, but they seem to glide in from the woods and they don't trigger the motion sensor because they are behind the feeder … Continue reading DEFINITELY OFF OUR FEED – Marilyn Armstrong

HOW CAN I CATCH A FLYING SQUIRREL? – Marilyn Armstrong

Let me start this by saying I did not take any of these pictures. I don't have the right equipment but hope to get some. In the meantime, these are pictures from various habitat sites.  Owen had a friend over today who was quite the expert on flying squirrels. He said not only do we … Continue reading HOW CAN I CATCH A FLYING SQUIRREL? – Marilyn Armstrong