Tag Archives: nature

The Ruin of Radiant

Ever since my elementary-aged self read Charlotte’s Web, the word “radiant” has been forever ruined for me. Whenever I hears that seven letter word, my mind imagines it masterfully woven into the web of that sagacious spider. And although the … Continue reading

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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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Consider the Lilies

Consider the lilies of the pond and how they grow. They don’t work or make their clothing, yet Solomon in all his glory was not dressed as beautifully as they are. And if God cares so wonderfully for wildflowers that … Continue reading

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Birds of Fall

Gold and copper Rust and brown Right-side-up and Up-side-down Black and white Big and small My backyard’s filled with the birds of fall!

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First Feathers of Fall

Today was the first chance I’ve had to take my camera outside since the official arrival of fall.  Here is a sample of the backyard birds that showed up. I think it’s gonna be a great season for taking pictures … Continue reading

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Hello Handsome

This handsome male Pine Warbler dropped in today. It looks as if he is finished with his summer molting and beginning to show off his autumn glory. He grabbed a quick bite of Bark Butter and then disappeared into the … Continue reading

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Drab or Dashing?

The Grey Catbird is an occasional visitor to my backyard. Like his Mockingbird cousin, he is a mimic with a hearty collection of calls, the most common being the mew-like sound of a cat from whence he gets his name. … Continue reading

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