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Red in tooth and claw

One crisp, clear March day a couple of years ago, I found myself driving out to the Queen’s University Biological Station with a friend.  She was going out to do fieldwork, and I was going out to help her (in an effort to pretend that I still did fieldwork).  921 more words


Raccoon Spring

My friend Gary came down for his vacation last week, and we took a drive over to Raccoon Spring in Cherokee Village. The spring feeds into the Spring River at an average rate of 6 million gallons per day – the water is crystal clear, and there is always something to discover. 234 more words


Welcome to the

Lafayette County Bluebird Society, Inc.

 Are you having problems on your trail?  Learn what to do about black flies, House Sparrows, raccoons and other predators on our Predators and Other Creatures web page. 395 more words


I don't feed the birds anymore...

…with seeds in the summer, that is. What I mean is I don’t invest in expensive sunflower seeds all summer as I’ve done for 100 years. 326 more words

New Hampshire



Memories come and go

Like a flash of lightning

Moments of realization
Moments of wondering
Moments when my heart
Couldn’t stop thundering

Seeping in through cracks… 190 more words


Pair of Bluebird Collages

I keep coming back to bluebirds.  There is just something about their colorful roly poly little bodies that appeals to me.  This pair is each on an 8 x 10 canvas and made entirely with collage. 26 more words


The Fence Line

It’s time to band the bluebirds, for the second clutch of this growing season.  With all of August and September yet to come, maybe our local bluebird population will try for a third round of child rearing! 131 more words