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How much do cats really know?

I took Angus to the vet this morning; Angus being the middle of our three cats, officially described as domestic short hair, but mostly Siamese in temperament. 395 more words


In Their Element: Birds Of The Texas Upper Gulf Coast

“Nature is so powerful, so strong. Capturing its essence is not easy — your work becomes a dance with light and the weather. It takes you to a place within yourself.”

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19 September 2017 - no casualties

No new casualties this morning, but the Mourning Dove was scavenged.  Just this pile of feathers remains.

Haiku Mourning

Mourning Dove flies overhead Leaves more than he takes Utters not a word

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Late Summer in the Yard

I had a couple extra days off last week after the holiday, in between jobs, which gave me more time to spend in the backyard. I think the wild birds were starting to get used to my presence, so it is with reluctance that I go back to being The Scary Human Who Fills The Feeders. 530 more words


Draw A Bird Day, September 2017

Mourning doves have a reputation for having, well, bird brains. However, they add a lot of personality to my bird feeder. Their mournful sound is one I remember from long ago. 9 more words


Late Summer Afternoon

The air is leaden, thick, and

shadows creep across my silent deck;

the sun arcs slowly toward the west,

the moon, a tiny splinter in the haze of blue, 108 more words