Tag Archives: winter

Grab and Go (In the January Snow!)

What is happening in the south? In a state known for its fair weather winters, we woke up to eleven degree temperatures and our second snowfall in as many months.  So while the neighborhood kids were rejoicing over closed schools, … Continue reading

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The Finest Winter Fashion

With the Atlanta temps mirroring those of Minnesota, the backyard birds are displaying their fluffiest feathers. This Mockingbird was my favorite, all decked out in his winter finest. Seriously though – I might have to get me one of these … Continue reading

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A Fortunate Mis-forecast

The weekend forecast called for a dusting of snow over the Atlanta area that ended up dropping nine inches in our neck of the woods.  It was a beautiful, perfect-for-packing kind of snow that provided hours of fun and memory … Continue reading

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A Forecast Fit for Feathers and Fur

The light dusting of snow that was predicted for today turned into a steady stream of flakes that still hasn’t stopped!  The birds were out in full force, searching for seed and suet and other tasty treats that I was … Continue reading

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The Fast and the Flurrious

There are some days when I fill the feeders and then have to wait as the birds meander in at a leisurely pace, seeming in no particular hurry at all.  But then other days (like most days this week!) they … Continue reading

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Slip Slidin’ Away

The wintry weather that descended on the Atlanta area over the weekend left many of our roads hazardous for driving, but (much to my daughter’s delight) provided ideal conditions for lid-sledding.  Hey, we have to make do here in the south! … Continue reading

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Snow Frenzy

When the forecast calls for snow, people go a bit crazy here in the south.  Everyone heads to the grocery store in a frenzy, frantically stock-piling the necessities of milk, bread and toilet paper.  I, too, join the maddening crowd, … Continue reading

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