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Faithful When I Am Not

Toddler training is not for the faint of heart! As many of you know, I have a youngster in the house these days who is occupying a lot of my time. Tucker is close to six months old and can … Continue reading

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Losing Feathers and Losing Teeth

It’s that time of year where several of my backyard birds have started to molt, losing some of their old worn out feathers and replacing them with fresh new ones. Some do it gradually, and end up looking a bit … Continue reading

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Scrub and Grub

This Blue Jay stopped in to sit and soak in the fountain. After his scrub (which left him drenched, drippy, and looking dirtier than when he started) he flew up to the deck rail to grab some grub. Then, with his feathers … Continue reading

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Keeping Planters In Production

If you were to analyze the amount of peanuts that I purchase, you might come to the conclusion that my life purpose is to keep Planters in production! Although I do confess to spending more than I care to admit … Continue reading

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No Such Thing As A Gray Day

There’s really no such thing as a gray day in my backyard. Sure, the skies might be dull and overcast, but that just seems to make the bold colors of the birds all the more brilliant. Still, in the spirit … Continue reading

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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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Time For Dinner!

I remember when I was a kid, long before the days of cell phones, we would play outside in the neighborhood after school, or all day long during the summer months.  Whether the game was freeze tag, kick-ball, or kick-the-can, … Continue reading

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