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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.

One Lucky Fella!

This gray squirrel is one lucky fella with a furry tail for his umbrella! A tail that is bushy, a tail that is swishy, A tail that reminds me of dandelion wishies! And when it is sunny, this tail is his … Continue reading

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Who Stole the Cookie from the Cookie Jar?

Do you remember the old childhood chant that begged the question, “Who stole the cookie from the cookie from the cookie jar?” Well, I’m pretty sure I know the answer!

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Scrub and Grub

This Blue Jay stopped in to sit and soak in the fountain. After his scrub (which left him drenched, drippy, and looking dirtier than when he started) he flew up to the deck rail to grab some grub. Then, with his feathers … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Jay

Happy Mother’s Jay! Okay…so…I could make up a story about how Blue Jays are my Mom’s favorite birds, but they’re not…nor do I think this particular Blue Jay is a mother…honestly, this picture has nothing to do with Mother’s Day, … Continue reading

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The Joy Of Beauty Shared

I love taking pictures of my backyard birds, but I also enjoy getting beyond the backyard – and one of my favorite places to go is Cochran Shoals.  This park has a path that is sandwiched between the Chattahoochee River … Continue reading

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Fight or Flight

This Gray Catbird has been making an appearance lately, but he certainly hasn’t been relaxed!  Every time I’ve seen him so far he’s been in that “fight or flight” stance, which I’m pretty sure we can blame on the resident … Continue reading

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A Pileated Pop In

This Pileated Woodpecker popped in this morning.  He was on the ground in the backyard, pecking at a rotted tree stump, hoping to find some bugs for breakfast. He (you can tell it’s a male by the Cherry Koolaid mustache) is yet … Continue reading

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