Tag Archives: hobbies

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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A Good, Good Father

One of my favorite contemporary worship songs is called, “You’re a Good, Good Father” – the chorus of which usually leaves me a bit misty-eyed. Well, that’s the title that came to mind as I watched this male Red-bellied Woodpecker … Continue reading

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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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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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Far too Flitty to Focus

While I was outside, snapping a few pictures of flowers between showers… this Hummingbird Moth showed up. These are extremely cool creatures, that have a bee like body with hummingbird mannerisms. They are far too flitty to get in clear … Continue reading

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Black with a Splash of Red

Photography time has been limited lately, with the addition of a playful pup to the mix. Still, I try to head out when I can and see who shows up and is willing to pose for a picture. This Red-winged … Continue reading

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The Bounty of the Backyard

The juvenile Woodpeckers have definitely been enjoying the bounty of the backyard. Like this young male Red-bellied who stopped in for a bite of Bark Butter. He was happily munching until this grumpy Grackle showed up… …at which point the … Continue reading

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