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First Five to Arrive (Front Yard Edition)

During the summer season, my picture taking seemed to take a bit of a sabbatical (life happens!) but I am hoping to remedy that during the months of autumn. This morning, I noticed that there was a flurry of butterfly … Continue reading

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Good Things Come…

When I first walked out into the front yard with my camera this afternoon there was very little activity – but the sun was shining and my soul was in need of a little photo-therapy, so I decided to wait … Continue reading

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What’s the Fuss?

I walked outside this afternoon, hoping to steal a few moments to take some butterfly pictures in the front yard.  These two lovelies seemed more than happy to flutter about for my lens. I had only managed to fire off … Continue reading

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A Collection of Colors

Splotches of orange Patches of red Unruly feathers on this fellow’s head. Speckles of grey Dashes of brown Black bandit mask with a red flaming crown And last but not least there’s a back checked with blues Collection of colors, … Continue reading

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Dragonfly Gymnastics

I am used to dragonflies being right-side-up and horizontal… …but this guy insisted on being upside-down and vertical! I have to confess, I found his dragonfly gymnastics rather entertaining.

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The Usual Order of Events

Much to my delight, the Red-headed Woodpecker that returned in the spring has continued to show up during the summer months.  I have to confess, he is a pretty predictable fellow. His usual order of events is to first swoop … Continue reading

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How ‘Bout Them Birds

I have fond memories of going to the ballpark when I was growing up, watching the Baltimore Orioles play at Memorial Stadium.  Double-headers were the best; which in those days meant two games for the price of one.  We would … Continue reading

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