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Gobble, Grab, and Go

If my backyard bird buffet had a fast-food name it could easily be called “The Gobble, Grab, and Go”! Birds show up to gobble up some food… …grab some to take with them… …and then off they go. Come to … Continue reading

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Accents of Autumn

I admire those folks who just seem to have a knack for interior decorating…the kind who are able to transform their homes to somehow coordinate with the colors of the season. While I lay no claim to such creative talent, … Continue reading

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A Friendly Fall Favorite

The temperature dropped twenty degrees overnight, and the almost fall-ish weather brought in a flurry of bird activity – including a visit from one of my favorites, the Brown-headed Nuthatch. These friendly little birds are quite inquisitive and incredibly cute, … Continue reading

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Beatin’ the Heat

Although fall has officially arrived, the weather is still on the warm side, which makes fresh water a lure for the birds. This White-breasted Nuthatch dropped in for a drink the other day. I’ve tried telling him he doesn’t need … Continue reading

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Saturday Morning Surprise

This morning, hubby filled the cavity in the dogwood with a fistful of peanuts, much to the delight of this nut-loving Nuthatch, who was delighted with the discovery. This fellow, who is of the Red-breasted variety, made trip after trip, … Continue reading

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A Bit of Autumn Blur

Yesterday afternoon I set my to-do list aside for awhile and opted instead to set myself outside for awhile! It was a beautiful autumn afternoon, and while most of my backyard leaves have already succumbed to their crunchy carpet fate, … Continue reading

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It’s Training Tucker Time

It’s time for Tucker to begin his training. If you happened to see my last post, you know that Tucker is a handsome four month old lab mix we adopted last weekend.  We initially thought we were going to adopt … Continue reading

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A Tiny Trinity

The trinity has been making frequent appearances in my backyard lately. Now clearly I’m not talking about the capital “T” version – Father, Son, and Holy Ghost – although they too are regulars at my house! No, I’m talking about … Continue reading

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Happiness Is…

For this Nuthatch, happiness is a plump peanut… …followed by a drop of fresh water. Ahhh…it’s the little things in life!

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My Not-So-Neighborly Nuthatch

I remember going to a conference years ago and one of the speakers shared a story that made me laugh.  He said that one day he had walked into his living room just in time to see his four year … Continue reading

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