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Pretty in Pink

Our backyard Dogwoods are blossoming, and while they sure do look lovely in their creamy white… …there’s no denying they are pretty in pink! I think it’s safe to say that spring has officially sprung! Advertisements

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Lakes and Trails and Labra-tails

Since hubby just returned from a work trip and had the day off from the office, we decided to take advantage of the early spring weather and head to Lake Allatoona – Lab in tow, of course! As soon as … Continue reading

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Swooping Swallows

A Swarm of swooping swallows Too fast to catch in flight Feasted o’er the waters A blur of teal and white They perched upon the boxes Neatly placed for them to nest And flitted dampened feathers As they grabbed a … Continue reading

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Oil And Water May Not Mix…

Oil and water may not mix, but Labs and water…well, that’s another story! This afternoon was too beautiful to be inside, so we got in the Jeep (Tucker led the way!) and headed over to the Greenprints Trail in Downtown … Continue reading

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Happiness Is…A Whole Host Of Herons

My daughter and I spent the last two days on our semi-annual get away, this time choosing the Chattanooga area for our adventures.  We hiked and hiked (and ate and ate!) and spent some time strolling along the Tennessee River.  … Continue reading

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Doing His Best to Look Dashing

The male Bluebird that hangs about my backyard is doing his best to look dashing these days.  He is rather comical as he strikes pose… …after pose… …after pose… trying to capture the attention of this lovely lady. Whenever she … Continue reading

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Perky But Not Picky

Carolina Wrens are such fun and friendly birds to have around. Garbed in coppers and creams, these little songsters are perpetually perky, but when it comes to food, not the least bit picky. They are mealworm munchers. And they are … Continue reading

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