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Ever since my elementary-aged self read Charlotte’s Web, the word “radiant” has been forever ruined for me. Whenever I hears that seven letter word, my mind imagines it masterfully woven into the web of that sagacious spider. And although the … Continue reading
Gold and copper Rust and brown Right-side-up and Up-side-down Black and white Big and small My backyard’s filled with the birds of fall!
Today was the first chance I’ve had to take my camera outside since the official arrival of fall. Here is a sample of the backyard birds that showed up. I think it’s gonna be a great season for taking pictures … Continue reading
This handsome male Pine Warbler dropped in today. It looks as if he is finished with his summer molting and beginning to show off his autumn glory. He grabbed a quick bite of Bark Butter and then disappeared into the … Continue reading
The Grey Catbird is an occasional visitor to my backyard. Like his Mockingbird cousin, he is a mimic with a hearty collection of calls, the most common being the mew-like sound of a cat from whence he gets his name. … Continue reading
A Hooded Warbler, who is not a common visitor to my backyard, showed up over the weekend. While this fellow was a delight to look at, he was difficult to photograph! Flighty and flitty, he stayed at the edge of … Continue reading
The purple-blossomed beauty that lures Swallowtails and Fritillaries to the front yard is not just a butterfly bush… …it’s also a hot-spot for the Hummingbirds!