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This is my second response to this week’s challenge”Yellow.”  I took this photo two weeks ago at the Bosque Del Apache, in New Mexico.  This time of year, thousands of Sandhill Cranes migrate to the area for the winter.  

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"neatly chiseled"

I’ve been rereading my favourite novellas lately, trying to fix in my mind what it is that makes the form so attractive. (Someone, somewhere, wrote that a novella is a bit like a recit in opera but I’d argue against that, I think. 434 more words

Photo Gifts from Long-Time Blog Readers--Thursday, December 18, 2014

It is raining here. It’s also snowing…the flakes are huge and beautiful and wet.  We are warm for a snow storm so when the flakes make contact with something they burst into a wet drop. 111 more words

Life On A Colorado Farm

Sedona & Bosque del Apache

In early January, I will be heading to Sedona and then across to Bosque del Apache NWR, NM. I am looking forward to the trip and hoping for great photos.   199 more words


Sandhill Cranes: Sky Dickens

Not far from here is a sandhill crane sanctuary, and the birds are popular visitors to Florida this time of year.

Sandhills are tall long-legged birds with gray and brown tapered bodies and elongated necks, and they sport red caps on their heads.  300 more words

All Creatures Great & Small

Sandhill Cranes

Whitewater Draw in nearby McNeal, AZ is a 1500-acre wildlife viewing area that is home to an estimated 20-30,000 Sandhill Cranes that migrate to the area during the winter months. 354 more words