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Not Just A Butterfly Bush

The purple-blossomed beauty that lures Swallowtails and Fritillaries to the front yard is not just a butterfly bush… …it’s also a hot-spot for the Hummingbirds! Advertisements

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A Happy Little Hummer

As I was out stalking Swallowtails, this happy little hummer paid a visit. He spent half his time hovering, and the other half just hanging around. He helped himself to some nectar from the butterfly bush… …and then perched on … 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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The Simple Joys of Summer

Bumble Bees And Butterflies Hummingbirds And Dragonflies Vibrant colors Soaring Hawks Curling tongues And “tuckered” dogs The simple joys that summer brings Beautiful blossoms and lovely wings

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Go Set A Watchman

While out taking Fritillary photos yesterday, I saw this young male hummingbird diligently guarding his territory.  His vigilant stance reminded me of the title of Harper Lee’s novel, Go Set a Watchman – a book that is still on my “want … Continue reading

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Hence The Name

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A Humming Bee?

I took my camera out to the font yard today in the hopes of catching a Hummingbird sipping nectar from the Canna Lilies; instead, I came across a creature I had never seen before.  It looked (and acted) like a … Continue reading

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