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The 2019 Edition

Every year I put together a Backyard Bird Calendar for my folks, with pictures that were taken over the past twelve months. Here’s the ones that made the 2019 edition. Cover Photo January February March April May June July August … Continue reading

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Backseat Birds

This past month I’ve been spending time with family… …celebrating my daughter’s recent engagement… …and enjoying (and adjusting to!) having two labra-mutts in the house. In the midst of that, birds have taken a bit of a backseat; but I’ve … Continue reading

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Helping “Hands”

I’ve heard it said that everyone could use a helping hand…but helping hounds? I’m thinking not so much! These two “helpers’ are having to learn that as much as Mommy loves her labs, she also wants time with her lens.  … Continue reading

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Cold, Rainy, and Slightly Crazy

The weather this morning was cold, with a slight drizzle dropping from the sky, the perfect day (if you are slightly crazy – a category we readily admit to occupying!) for Chaco’s first trip to Red Top Mountain. We headed … Continue reading

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Everybody Loves A Nut

As soon as I wrote “Everybody loves a nut” for the title of this post, my mind automatically continued with, “and the whole world loves a weirdo!” Now, I had no idea who sang this silly little song, but clearly … Continue reading

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Foliage of Fall

Sometimes the fall foliage provides a lovely backdrop for bird pictures. Like these golden-green leaves blurring behind a chirpy Carolina Wren… …or the faded dusty-rose dogwood petals behind this Carolina Chickadee. My favorite background is this amber autumn oak-leaf glow … Continue reading

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Third Times a Charm

Twice over the course of the past year we thought we had found a companion to adopt so that Tucker could have a “sibling”, and twice it ended up not being a good fit. I had just about resigned myself … Continue reading

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