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Losing the Game

A barn swallow, not near a barn.

I’m a hunter. I spend a lot of time thinking about hunting. I think I’m from the old school of wildlifers who went to the wildlife management profession because I was and still am a hunter. 801 more words


Birds On The Wire

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Barn Swallows

Phoenicia, New York


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



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