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“Time to hop on home! sang the chickadee-dee-dee.”

Wee Little Bunny by Lauren Thompson

July 11, 2014 (Again)

Dawn waking. Sleepy mornings. Slipping on shoes. Sitting still. 175 more words


Summer at Sandy River

I made an early morning trip to the Sandy River Delta. This late in the summer, with the weather being so hot, most bird song is limited to the hour or so around dawn. 70 more words

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Mysteries Revealed

so this is the world.

I’m not in it.
It is beautiful.

-Mary Oliver “October”

July 9, 2014

Today I wake far too early. Perhaps something about having two sleeping beauties has eliminated the prospect of sleeping-in ever again. 430 more words


Poems and Pix

The Decision’s Made

The next time we see each other will be fun to reminisce

about the good days we spent at your place.

I remember that you prepared great meals for me because… 199 more words


A Bit of Nature in Klamath Falls

Klamath Falls, Oregon

After so much desert, and so much of drought stricken conditions, we are really enjoying the verdant green meadows and marshes around Klamath Falls. 183 more words


Washington County Wetlands

There are big changes underway at Fernhill Wetlands. The main lake has been drained, and the two impoundments to the south are completely gone. This is all to make way for large emergent wetlands that will replace the ponds. 170 more words

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