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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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Sinister and Sleek

Whether you call it a sinister stare Or label it more of an ominous glare One thing’s for sure, he’s in no mood to share. Although the Grackle can at times appear more than a bit menacing… …there’s no denying … Continue reading

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The Stall Wall

I met a friend for lunch yesterday at Semper Fi, a bar and grille owned and operated (you guessed it) by former marines.  The food was delicious and the company was delightful, but I did come away with the conclusion … Continue reading

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Peanut Plunder

Oh the joy and wonder of peanut plunder whether right-side-up or up-side-under Though he flies away quick he’ll be back in a bit To greedily plunder another Same song,…different bird Though not quite as greedy as the Jays, these Nuthatches really … Continue reading

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Singing for His Supper

This handsome male Bluebird dropped in for a bite to eat this afternoon. Then he found a sunny spot to perch and proceeded to serenade me. I guess he figured he owed me a song for his supper!

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Out with the Old, In with the New

Well, the very last picture I took in 2016 was of this handsome fellow, who showed up to scavenge a peanut. Guess who posed for the first shot of 2017?  You guessed it! Looks like this new year is picking … Continue reading

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The Present

For some, New Year’s Day is a time to be festive; for others, it’s a time to be reflective.  I tend to be one of the latter.  So, shall I include you in some of my mind’s musings this morning?  Nothing … Continue reading

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