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Seek the Blue Bird ACEO Art Card

Seek the Blue Bird

ACEO Art Card

2.5″ x 3.5″

Another little Artist Trading Card.  A miniature playing card, Chiyogami papers, acrylic on mat board, text from a vintage children’s book, gold leaf.  14 more words

Mixed Media Art

'Whooper Swans Migrating'

Oil on canvas 20 x 30 ins

These Whooper swans in full flight are on their way to  their wintering sites in southern Europe and eastern Asia. 114 more words


Slump never into a morbidity; kiss a double T instead, etc.

I know the Latin names of only two birds, and the Eastern Kingbird is one of them: TYRANNUS TYRANNUS. It’s just the same word twice, which allows for easy remembering, and whenever I see one I exclaim “Well, it looks like there’s a double T around here” but afterwards I always feel foolish and slump into morbid self-chastisement. 66 more words

Documenting a Rarity

The date was April 20, 2011. While working in a job site trailer on Vandenberg AFB, CA near Space Launch Complex 2 (SLC-2) my work was pleasantly interrupted that morning by unfamiliar warbler song outside the window. 77 more words

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