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So This Happened...

…It was a lonely early spring evening, maybe a year ago, maybe more. The delicious mulberries were slightly fermented…it was hard to stop eating them… 366 more words



A gray mockingbird
thrust his beak into the grass
rather gleefully…


Nesting Northern Mockingbirds

A pair of Northern Mockingbirds has decided to build their new nest in one of the local shrubs.  I love hearing the two sing!  Such melodies they have.   39 more words



Anna’s Hummingbird, female

Yesterday I went to Scottsdale Xeriscape Garden again. I’ve written about it before (1, 2, 3, 4). It’s only 5.5 acres but it’s really pretty and, this time of year, it’s very yellow. 59 more words


Kinda More of the Same

Abert’s Towhee

So, two exciting things happened in my yard yesterday~but they’re not really all that exciting :) First, I finally got a different kind of bird on my perch! 246 more words



Curve-billed Thrasher

In my yard lately…


Giant Swallowtail

Gila Woodpecker, male

This guy, above, is the 9th species I’ve seen partaking of the orange halves in our yard. 57 more words


One Gallery, Two Greeting Cards

One of the coolest things about the past year for me has been meeting other artists from around the world online. So many different people, with so many different and fascinating ways of seeing the world! 600 more words