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A Time of Magic---Monday, September 18, 2017

In the Glittering sunlight

High in the air

On a crisp, bright, warm September morning

The little Barn Swallows gathered in dense clusters in the sky, then… 58 more words

Life On A Colorado Farm

Don't Forget The Barn Swallows

I wrote this post and posted it over a year ago, back when I still lived up north.

Yesterday, as I walked down my driveway in Florida I was greeted by about a dozen or so barn swallows, diving and swooping as if to say “hello again”.   674 more words


Nature Journaling at Home: Barn Swallows on the Porch

There is a barn swallow (Hirundo rustica) nest right outside our front door, on top of the porch light. We had swallows last year, too. 1,218 more words

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Another Generation Takes Flight

Another generation of Barn Swallows has fledged…Every year local swallows return to nests in the rafters of the porch here on the square in Blanco. 299 more words

Angry Birds, For Real

We wage an ongoing battle at our house.  Our love of animals fights on one side, facing off against our irritation with the muddy, poopy mess left when we allow little birds to raise a family on our front porch columns. 135 more words


The Rim of Our House----Monday, July 10, 2017

Under the eve, on the back porch light we have a little family of Barn Swallows.

Although it’s fun to watch the goings on up there in the little nest of mud…it does make for coming and going and sitting an resting a tad dangerous.   220 more words

Life On A Colorado Farm

Another Nest

“I don’t know if you know this, but somebody else is already living in your house,” our builder said to us.

Eyebrows raised quizzically, I looked at him. 183 more words

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