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Last Waxwings of Winter

I was walking through my kitchen the other day and happened to glance out the window just in time to see several birds swoop in and land in the backyard branches.  Sure enough, a handful of Cedar Waxwings had descended … Continue reading

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Adventures In Earl: Last Sleet of the Season

My daughter and I spent the last two days hiking in the North Georgia Mountains.  We had to laugh when the near 70 degree weather we had been enjoying dipped into sub freezing temperatures just in time for our departure. … Continue reading

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Dirty for Dinner

The Brown Thrasher always arrives looking like he has been rooting around in the mud…probably because that is exactly what he has been doing! I guess in his mind, the etiquette of washing up for dinner simply doesn’t apply to dirty … Continue reading

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The Trail Less Taken (Adventures with Earl)

This morning, hubby and I hopped into Earl and headed off to explore one of the less traveled trails along the Chattahoochee River.  It is not as popular as most of the others in the trail system, but in my … Continue reading

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Long Creek Falls (Adventures with Earl)

Today was the day that Earl (my new Jeep Renegade) got his first taste of mud! My husband, daughter and I got up this morning and ventured out to the North Georgia mountains in search of Long Creek Falls. The air was … Continue reading

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Meet Earl

I spy something orange and black… Is it the Eastern Towhee that left his customary ground dwelling and made a brief appearance on the deck? Nope! Is it the Robin who showed up and struck pose after pose? Nope! It’s … Continue reading

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