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About kathydoremus

Wife, mother, daughter, and friend. One who dabbles in writing, thinks in rhyme, and is utterly unable to escape the allure of alliteration:) Amateur nature photographer. A backyard bird watcher, a hiker of non-strenuous trails to waterfalls, and a fan of Atlanta sports teams. Driver of an orange Jeep Renegade who goes by the name of Earl. One who is nourished by silence, solitude, and a good cup of coffee. A lover of God’s Word and the riches that are hidden there. An extremely ordinary jar of clay who longs to see and be satisfied by the glory of God, and to somehow display that in my everyday life.

Seeing Red

I’m definitely seeing red lately…red feathers anyway! The Cardinals are out in full force this year. This lovely female stopped by the other day.  She was shy, but still curious. I love her sweet subdued beauty. I think she would … Continue reading

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A Dinner Prey-er

Just as I was about to load up my dinner plate the other evening and offer up a quick prayer of thanks, I happened to glance out the window and saw a different sort of dinner prey-er show up! Leaving … Continue reading

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Too Pretty Not To Post

As I sat here sifting though recent photos this morning, I came across some that I took on a day where I clearly had time for picture taking but not for picture posting.  It seemed a shame to file them … Continue reading

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A Tremendous Trio

There are three different kinds of woodpeckers that have been hanging about in my backyard this season. The smallest is the Downy Woodpecker.  Though diminutive in size, this is quite a determined little bird.  He is not easily deterred from … Continue reading

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A Delightful Descencion

When I looked out my front door the other day, I noticed a flurry of bird activity across the street in my neighbor’s crabapple tree.  That can only mean one thing – Cedar Waxwings! A few moments later, about a … Continue reading

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Choosy Mothers Might Choose Jiff (But You Can’t Be Choosy in a Jiffy!)

Before I get to the backyard birds, how about I start with a “Lab report”? The newest addition to our household is adjusting well.  We ended up calling her Tilly instead of Dilly, which suits her since the name means … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Mr. T

Tucker, our beautiful beast of a Lab mutt, turned one last week.  And what does one get to celebrate such an occasion? Why a sister of course! Meet Dilly (and yes, we named her after the Bud Light commercials!) a … Continue reading

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