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A Poem and a Picture


Barn swallows rested on a wire up high.
One carried straw to build a nest this spring.
The other watched, aware of harm nearby. 44 more words


Barn swallows

The barn where I work is full of barn swallow chicks.  They are funny!  They like to stay in little sibling groups, and series of five to six little heads will be lined up together like beads, all over the loft.

Family + Friends + Animals

More about My Nature Bridge Retreat

During my childhood and youth, I never went to summer camp.  I could imagine what it was like though, from reading books.  My week at Nature Bridge finally gave me — in my sixth decade — a personal, first-hand taste of summer camp!   407 more words


Don’t Forget The Barn Swallows

This post is based on a note I wrote and placed in my journal.  It stayed in my journal for a number of months as I passed over it for other post topics.  621 more words


Playing Chicken with Swallows

The barn swallows have returned, filling the skies with their acrobatics at sunrise. It makes her heart leap to witness their agility and grace. In the morning she walks out on the field where they are chittering while chasing insects in the bright sunlight. 453 more words



I am water,

Falling on the petals.

I am wind,

Flying with the swallows.

I am light,

Reflected by the water,

Woven from love,

Guiding the swallows home. 566 more words


Barn Swallows

A pair of Barn Swallows built a nest next to my daughter’s front door in N.M. They must like the location because this is the second year they have nested there. 83 more words

Backyard Birding