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yellow wings /
in the sunflower petals – /
a goldfinch //
heavy with seeds /
the August sunflower /
can’t lift its head // 70 more words
1 day, 21 hours
On the 19th of July, on the way home from running some errands, I decided to drive through this new neighborhood that was just built behind my own neighborhood. 641 more words
2 days, 6 hours
Probably past the halfway point in basic construction, this female American goldfinch (Spinus tristis) was getting closer to completing her new nursery.
The spiny gumball to the right provides a sense of scale for the modest, if temporary, digs.
6 days, 2 hours
Naturalist At Home
“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
2 weeks, 5 days
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
2 weeks, 6 days
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