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July 2014 Birds

I’ve not had that much time to sit outside and photograph birds. Once the nest-building-and-mating seasons are over, there’s fewer birds within range of my lens, and the amount of time required to get interesting photos increases. 1,406 more words

Photography Stuff

Lake Katharine

Last Sunday morning I managed to get up early and find Lake Katharine, which is directly south from where I live. Dick Riner mentioned it to me when I visited Bartel Grasslands, so I decided to check it out. 646 more words


Familiarity Begets Boredom

I have always been an individual that becomes bored with anything I do or sometimes even people I know. It is a curse in a way although it opens me up to new and exciting experiences. 366 more words


Watering the Robins

One of the features missing in our yard is a proper bird bath. I frequently pause in front of bird bath displays at home improvement and garden stores, but I always find an excuse to move on without buying. 141 more words


The robin's nest

In mid-June, I was looking out the window into our backyard and noticed something beside the little cement landing downstairs. It was dark and round, about the size of half a rockmelon. 840 more words

Ubiquitous worm eaters

I am perfectly still.

Then I am running.

American Robins are often found running around on the lawn, stopping sometimes to pull worms out of it. 80 more words

the last nest of the season

This morning I was musing at my desk when I realized I was seeing quite a lot of activity on the part of a robin darting in and out of a grapevine on a corner of the house beyond my window. 382 more words