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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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Come Thou Fount

I love the depth and the richness that many of the old hymns have.  One of my favorites is Come Thou Fount – probably because I can relate to the “prone to wander” part! As I sat outside with my … Continue reading

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Filling Up And Filling In

This Blue Jay stopped by yesterday afternoon to fill up on some peanuts. You can see he still has a few feathers left to fill in from his seasonal molt (around the eye and neck) but he is almost back … Continue reading

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Random Recents

As I was uploading photos to my Flickr Photostream last night, I came across several pictures taken over the past week or so that simply didn’t make it to a post.  It seemed a shame to stow them away unseen … Continue reading

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The Squawk of a Hawk

Oftentimes, when I am standing on the deck with my camera, I hear the loud cry of a Hawk, which turns out to merely be a Blue Jay doing his best Hawk imitation. But yesterday the real deal showed up – and to … Continue reading

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My Loveable Laughable Jays

I have some backyard Blue Jays that are making me laugh these days. The first is the youngest of the crew, who doesn’t come to the feeders yet; instead, he sits on the branches and squawks LOUDLY until his food … Continue reading

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Lighthearted Limericks – Blue Jay (#2)

Once I start to think in rhyme, it’s hard to stop the Seussian stream of words from floating around in my head; so, despite the fact that they’ve already starred in a previous limerick, here’s another lighthearted verse featuring the Blue … Continue reading

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