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A Back-up Plan

My original plan for today had been to head back to Red Top Mountain so Tucker could romp in the lake, but my back decided to go into a bit of a spasm so I opted for a back-up plan … Continue reading

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What’s the Fuss?

I walked outside this afternoon, hoping to steal a few moments to take some butterfly pictures in the front yard.  These two lovelies seemed more than happy to flutter about for my lens. I had only managed to fire off … Continue reading

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A Good, Good Father

One of my favorite contemporary worship songs is called, “You’re a Good, Good Father” – the chorus of which usually leaves me a bit misty-eyed. Well, that’s the title that came to mind as I watched this male Red-bellied Woodpecker … Continue reading

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The Bounty of the Backyard

The juvenile Woodpeckers have definitely been enjoying the bounty of the backyard. Like this young male Red-bellied who stopped in for a bite of Bark Butter. He was happily munching until this grumpy Grackle showed up… …at which point the … Continue reading

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Like Father, Like Son

My backyard is swarming with young Woodpeckers…like this young male Downy who has taking a liking to the peanut feeder. When he gets older, his red patch with brighten up and move from the top of his head to the … Continue reading

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The Bright Spot of Any Day

This handsome fellow with the gleaming red head is enough to brighten any day! I’m so glad he has continued to make my backyard a regular place to visit.

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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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