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Vultures were flying low around the house today.  The idea or the image isn’t good, right?

But, behold, vultures are flying around my house at a lower altitude than usual, cruising in a circle through and among the trees.  394 more words


A quiet month

Not too much happening in the Garden this past couple of weeks. While the weather was quite good last weekend, it was very cold with a layer of snow and rock-hard ground, so little scope to accomplish much. 412 more words

The Walled Garden


I just love to watch these soaring !!!


Mezcal shuffle

Looking out the window
Ideas forming in mind
like sun kissed fluffy white clouds
floating in cobalt blue sky
dogs barking
smoke lingering
piercing light… 77 more words

Butterbeans & Buzzards

          Mama’s younger sister, Evelyn, had an impressive string of boyfriends as a young woman.  At some point before she met and fell in love with the man to whom she would be married for over fifty-eight years, she had dated a young man from her home town of Goldsboro, NC. 169 more words

Family Stories

The First Ever Big, Bad Buzzard Drop

New Year celebrations take on many forms, but in times past all eyes were on the ball that dropped in New York Times Square.  Today the drop takes on many forms.   404 more words

Wildlife In The Winter Orchard

Winter is a busy time in the orchard. Once the trees have entered dormancy, it is the perfect time to plant new bare root trees and do some formative and restorative pruning on  apples and pears.   231 more words