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(I tried my hand at accentual verse. This was not easy; however this was my first real try at it! ;-) )

The Swallows fly fine, aligned – loosely, 20 more words


Wild Birds - Nests and Nest Building

Birds are the true architects of the natural world. Not only do they design fascinating and complicated structures, the variety of materials used is absolutely amazing. 1,665 more words

Swallows and Conflicts with Nature

I recently received an e-mail from a reader in Kachina Village who asked me what he could do about the swallows nesting under his house eaves.  560 more words


City needs to do more to protect species at risk

The city needs to do more to protect species at risk affected by construction and maintenance projects. It doesn’t even have a complete list of protected plants and animals, says the auditor general’s annual report. 239 more words

Local News

Barn Swallows--stirred up by rhinos

What I love is near at hand, Always, in earth and air.

~~ Theodore Roethke

Photo credit:  Athena Alexander


Life in the country: Part Deux

So in my last post I shared a little bit about the things we needed to buy or acquire to manage our property and about some of the work we have been doing.   1,004 more words

Country Living

Dwelling in monochrome; Living in multicolor

I wasn’t going to make an entry for this week’s PostAWeek theme, ‘monochromatic’. The theme struck me as being more for folks who have advanced technical skills than for someone like me. 414 more words

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