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Male Hooded Warbler singing from a branch

A striking small bird, 3″, of eastern hardwood forests, the Hooded Warbler prefers forests with some shrub understory. They are not easy to find here in Arkansas. 29 more words

Wild Birds

Less Than Two Weeks

Our Oberhasli have less than two weeks left.   It is still freezing here with 2-3 feet of snow all over the yard.  I’m currently crocheting kid sweaters just in case I need them. 97 more words

Homesteading

Granny has more vistors

Hello All.

Yes, we have had a whole heap of these visiting.
They are Great White Egrets.
Notice their beaks are yellow.
Apparently, this only happens in the breeding season. 217 more words

Miscellaneous

The Perks of Living in Horse Country

One of the perks of living in Lexington, Ky. is that you’re in the “Horse Capital of the World.” Yes, we know that Ocala, Fla., has that same tagline, and the surrounding area of Fort Worth, Texas, could even be considered that as well, so perhaps we should say the “Original Horse Capital of the World.” 206 more words

Equine Chronicle

Tis the Season in Botswana: Chobe National Park

The onset of rainy season fires up wild animals. Mare and I board a boat with eight others for a safari cruise on the Chobe River, where Botswana be on the left, Namibia on the right. 382 more words

Zambezi River

Do robins really signal spring?

Two weeks ago I overheard two people in the grocery store commenting that spring must be here since they saw so many robins in their yards. 528 more words

Farm Owner's horse making centerfold news!

This month we were beyond excited to see that another horse has made centerfold headlines in the current issue of Horse Sport Magazine!  Brash a 2013 colt owned by Spencer Turnblacer, landed a huge centerfold in this month’s issue.   57 more words