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Monday had come and gone.  The Montetorkie School had neither opened its doors nor had the bell been rung.  This was a new low in the otherwise high standards found in the Foggy Bottoms Resort and Spa school district.  44 more words

American Goldfinch Fledglings

In all the year I’ve been photographing birds around the farm I’ve never photographed Goldfinch fledglings. This year there were quite a few around at the end on the Summer. 76 more words

Bird Photography

Reality Check

the Face of Everyman droned on and on about Constitutional safeguards, the role of the Supreme Court and voting rights.  He knew that he had lost his audience when little… 37 more words

Movie Extras

The casting director of a film company shooting scenes at the Foggy Bottoms Resort and Spa sent out a call for extras to try out for brief walk on appearances as Oxford Dons in deep thought.  47 more words

Late Summer in the Yard

I had a couple extra days off last week after the holiday, in between jobs, which gave me more time to spend in the backyard. I think the wild birds were starting to get used to my presence, so it is with reluctance that I go back to being The Scary Human Who Fills The Feeders. 530 more words


A Plate Full

Four American Goldfinch (Spinus tristis) enjoying the Niger seed a feeder in our yard.