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A Dinner Prey-er

Just as I was about to load up my dinner plate the other evening and offer up a quick prayer of thanks, I happened to glance out the window and saw a different sort of dinner prey-er show up! Leaving … Continue reading

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Knowing Your Place in the Pecking Order

If you spend any time on my back deck watching the birds, it doesn’t take long to see that there is an obvious pecking order. For example, this male Downy Woodpecker showed up to enjoy a late lunch… …only to have … Continue reading

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Waxwings, Wonder, and E.B. White

It all began with Charlotte’s Web. Oh, I’m sure there were other books I enjoyed before then, but when Fern cried out, “If I had been very small at birth, would you have killed me?” I had found my first … Continue reading

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Not in the Mood for Feathered Food.

We had family visiting this weekend from Tennessee, and in between a heated game of     “3-13” and a rematch of “Wits and Wagers” we looked out the window and saw a Hawk perched in a nearby tree. I quickly called … Continue reading

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Like a Deer in the Headlights

Only in this case…it’s like a bird in the Hawk’s sight… I walked outside earlier in the week to find this Titmouse doing it’s best freeze tag imitation. Sure enough, a handsome Hawk was perched on the far side of the … Continue reading

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The Cause of the Clatter

When out on the lawn there arose such a clatter I sprang from my house to see what was the matter Threw open the screen door and ran to the deck While murmuring under my breath, “What the heck?” Then … Continue reading

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