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Birds at My Feeder

A couple of weeks ago, my Garden Wilson hung my bird feeder from a branch on my sweet gum tree – in an attempt to keep the squirrels from eating all the bird seed. 450 more words

Garden Critters

helloing at gloaming (haiga)

Linked to Carpe Diem Writing Techniques #12, where I am giving you a double-dose of onomatopoeia!  Both in the haiga – and in the accompanying song by Lila Downs (“ 46 more words


palomas negras (tanka)

con avidez
he buscado palomas negras
por sus canciones
ya me aflijo
sus sombras


i have sought black doves  8 more words


Lucas Berg Pit and Swans

Near our home is the Lucas Berg Pit.  I believe it was originally a quarry to excavate gravel and it now a 30 foot deep lake, that is a great natural resource.  482 more words


Mourning Dove on our shed

We’ve been keeping the bird feeder full, and we’re starting to develop a little community of regulars in our backyard.  Snapped this photo yesterday afternoon.  You can always count on seeing a couple pairs of mourning doves in the backyard, as long as the dogs aren’t out there.