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A Springtime Labra-rhyme

Spring’s at last sprung And the dogs are quite muddy He chases the toys While she chases her buddy! Leaping and lunging They’re off to the races With happy Lab tails And happy Lab faces Splashing and dashing Tugging on … Continue reading

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This perky pilferer paused in a picture perfect pose to proudly portray his perfectly plump peanut!

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An Amphibious Invitation

The other day, while I was out taking pictures of Water Lilies, this fine fellow invited me over to his pad. His intentions seemed “toadally” above reproach, more amphibious than amorous, so we enjoyed a nice chat and then I … Continue reading

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“Take Me Out to the Backyard”

As I was standing outside taking pictures in the subfreezing temperatures this morning, my frostbit brain started coming up with its own rendition of “Take Me Out to the Ballpark.”  Feel free to sing along! Take me out to the … 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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Who Stole the Cookie from the Cookie Jar?

Do you remember the old childhood chant that begged the question, “Who stole the cookie from the cookie from the cookie jar?” Well, I’m pretty sure I know the answer!

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Raindrops Are Falling On The Reds

What does any (in)sane person do when the temperature drops 30 degrees and a misty drizzle is dripping from the skies?  Why fill the feeders and head out with the camera, of course! Now, I should clarify that this wasn’t what … Continue reading

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My Favorite Shade Of Blue

When I was a kid, I love love loved the Crayola 64 pack of crayons – the one with the built in sharpener on the back!  I can still remember some of the original shades of blue: turquoise, sky blue, … Continue reading

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The Stall Wall

I met a friend for lunch yesterday at Semper Fi, a bar and grille owned and operated (you guessed it) by former marines.  The food was delicious and the company was delightful, but I did come away with the conclusion … Continue reading

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Peanut Plunder

Oh the joy and wonder of peanut plunder whether right-side-up or up-side-under Though he flies away quick he’ll be back in a bit To greedily plunder another Same song,…different bird Though not quite as greedy as the Jays, these Nuthatches really … Continue reading

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