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Category Archives: Beyond the Backyard
So…turns out I’m not the only Zinnia lover around! This glorious male goldfinch (and a handful of his friends) have taken quite a liking to our colorful front yard flowers. So much beauty!
There’s a popular book that bears the title Same Kind of Different as Me, as well as a movie based on the book, but it also seemed a fitting title for this post. While in Orcas Island, I would wake-up … Continue reading
Okay…so it’s technically not summer yet…but for the sake of a rhyming title, I am taking the liberty of welcoming the season a few days early. And I did indeed get a picture of my first hummer of the summer … Continue reading
Whereas our backyard is overflowing with bird feeders, our front yard is filled with flowers – with Lilies being the beauties that are currently blossoming. This morning, I went out and snapped a few photos while the raindrops from last … Continue reading
A Swarm of swooping swallows Too fast to catch in flight Feasted o’er the waters A blur of teal and white They perched upon the boxes Neatly placed for them to nest And flitted dampened feathers As they grabbed a … Continue reading
My daughter and I spent the last two days on our semi-annual get away, this time choosing the Chattanooga area for our adventures. We hiked and hiked (and ate and ate!) and spent some time strolling along the Tennessee River. … Continue reading