Tag Archives: creativity

The Flavor He Favors

I saw my first Gulf Fritillary of the season today. As I watched him sampling nectar from the Zinnias, he seemed to show a preference for the bright yellow ones and I thought to myself, “If I gave this fellow … Continue reading

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One Lucky Fella!

This gray squirrel is one lucky fella with a furry tail for his umbrella! A tail that is bushy, a tail that is swishy, A tail that reminds me of dandelion wishies! And when it is sunny, this tail is his … Continue reading

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Soakapalooza

If you live near a Race Trac gas station you’ve probably heard of Sodapalooza, a summer event where a limited supply of plastic cups are sold, which are then refillable with fountain drinks for the rest of the season. Having … Continue reading

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Trying a New Technique

Today I decided to try a new technique while I was outside taking pictures, basically just experimenting with a different metering mode. I wanted to see if I could get the details of the birds to pop a wee bit … Continue reading

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Be Aggressive, B-E Aggressive

Anyone remember the high school cheer?  Be aggressive, B-E aggressive, B-E A-G-G-R-E-S-S-I-V-E …Well, I think my backyard birds were heeding the chant yesterday afternoon! It all started off innocently enough.  A Robin landed on the deck rail just moments after … Continue reading

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Feeling Chipper

I was down in the backyard taking a picture of this handsome Robin as he perched on the fountain rocks… …when out  popped this chipper little fellow.  I’m pretty sure we were both a bit startled. After retreating several rocks … Continue reading

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A Popular Place to Perch

Whenever I attach a new branch to my deck rail and then smear a little bark butter on it, you can bet that it will soon be a popular place to perch! Here are nine fine posers who have taken … Continue reading

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