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Looking for Love

Looking for Love

In spring, mockingbird
Sings at night, looking for love
Keeping me awake

Wishing him good luck
In finding a mate so I… 48 more words


Brown's Ranch Trail

Brown’s Ranch was founded in 1917 by E.O. Brown, a Scottsdale entrepreneur, and encompassed 44,000 acres at its peak, supporting 3,000 to 5,000 head of cattle. 247 more words


Eat or Be Eaten

American Kestrel, male

I know everyone needs to eat but please don’t eat any of the sweet birdies I feed, Mr. Kestrel.

Orange-crowned Warbler

And this is what I feed “my” birds daily: 467 more words



This morning
two mockingbirds
in the green field
were spinning and tossing

the white ribbons
of their songs
into the air.
I had nothing

better to do
than listen.

– Mary Oliver


Songbirds and Snow

While sitting on my back steps a few days past – before the winter storm that dusted the garden and meadow white with snow – the swift motion of a pair of young mockingbirds caught  my attention. 1,188 more words


I Got Lucky!

This is a male Pyrrhuloxia, sometimes called the “Desert Cardinal.” It is a cousin to the Northern Cardinal. He has been a nemesis bird for me. 361 more words



I don’t ask for the meaning of the song of a bird or the rising of the sun on a misty morning. There they are, and they are beautiful.” — Pete Hamill… 456 more words