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Spread Your Wings and Dry Away

Here we have a special visitor to the oak savanna.

This is a beautiful Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias). This is a very large bird, about four feet tall with a six-foot wingspan. 46 more words

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Dream a Little Dream

This week’s photo challenge is dreamy. Someone once remarked to me that, with the amount of time I spend out on the water with the Great Blue Herons, I must dream about them. 157 more words

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GBH on Second Nature

This Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias) was watching for herring while standing on the boat ‘Second Nature’ this morning.

Marine Organisms

Summertime is Falling Down

They get the urge for going
When the meadow grass is turning brown
Summertime is falling down and winter is closing in.

Joni Mitchell
Urge for Going…

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What Empties Itself

The maple’s green hands do not cup
the proliferant rain.
What empties itself falls into the place that is open.

Jane Hirshfield
A Hand (excerpt)

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Choose the shots for my 2015 Calendar! (April)

Three more candidates for the April page of my 2015 calendar, which will be going to the printer at the end of September. Vote below (A, B, or C) for your favorite. 48 more words

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All They're Cracked Up To Be

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.

Helen Keller
The Open Door

So, about the title of this post. While it definitely applies to the Great Blue Herons’ adventures, in this case it’s something much closer to home: my ribs.

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