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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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Sunrise Special

Yesterday turned out to be a parenthetical day of sunshine sandwiched in between two days of torrential thunderstorms.  I went out in the early hours to spread some Bark Butter on several branches, and then filled the three “troughs” with a bottom layer … Continue reading

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Dirty for Dinner

The Brown Thrasher always arrives looking like he has been rooting around in the mud…probably because that is exactly what he has been doing! I guess in his mind, the etiquette of washing up for dinner simply doesn’t apply to dirty … Continue reading

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Random Recents

As I was uploading photos to my Flickr Photostream last night, I came across several pictures taken over the past week or so that simply didn’t make it to a post.  It seemed a shame to stow them away unseen … Continue reading

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Ruffled Feathers

I looked in the front yard this morning, and saw this Brown Thrasher perched on the bird feeder hook.  He was busy snaring bugs for breakfast, so I got busy snapping his picture for this post! First he looked right; then he … Continue reading

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The Breakfast Of Champions

 

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A Covetous Crew

I’m sure you’ve seen the scenario before.  Child number one is happily playing with a toy, let’s say a plastic Tonka truck, with a dozen other toys  scattered on the floor around him.  Then, child number two enters the room, and … Continue reading

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