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A Surprise Passerby

I was recently surprised by a visit from an unexpected passerby… …a female Scarlet Tanager. These birds are not common visitors to my backyard. The males, with their bright red bodies and bold black wings are easy to spot, but … Continue reading

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An Un-Scarlet Tanager

While I was cooking dinner last night (lemon garlic pork loin, baked potatoes, sugar kiss melon, and potato rolls – in case you were curious) I glanced out the kitchen window and saw a boisterous family of Bluebirds at one … Continue reading

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Love At Second Sight

It was love at second sight! I was standing in the kitchen, chopping up our first watermelon of the season, when I saw a flash of red fly past the window.  Without stopping to think, I abandoned my sticky mess, … Continue reading

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