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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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Barn Swallows Sitting Still

They fly so fast  that I am unlikely to catch an images of them flying, but not for a lack of trying. These were at a boardwalk at Big Lake in St Albert. 32 more words

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2017 “Baby Boom!” Calendar – June Story

I’ve been putting together these calendars for a few years now and up until this month’s choice for the Baby Boom! calendar I’d not only used nothing but Zoo animals, but I’d used only animals from the  1,583 more words