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Birds of our Neighborhood

My back yard brings me great joy–and with my chemo depression continuing to lift nearly two months after my last dose–I have been keeping an eye on our bird feeder. 35 more words


The colorful ones are back!

With the recent warming temperature more birds have been arriving. One of the most colorful being the Baltimore Oriole.

Warblers have begun to deck out every tree with their presence. 56 more words


28/4/18. Whitewater Draw. Just after sunrise by the pond: orioles, thrashers.

Just after dawn I set up by the pond; facing east to the sunrise, over the pond.   I was on a berm that surrounds the pond and allows people to walk around and see and enjoy the birds both in the pond, and also outwards/westwards where the winter visitors, the cranes, come in vast numbers (but are, by now, gone). 242 more words

Field Recording

Some Unlikely Relatives - Chapter 12

Some Unlikely Relatives

The Cowbird and the Baltimore Oriole.

The Burgess Bird Book For Children



Listen to the story read.

CHAPTER 12. Some Unlikely Relatives. 1,876 more words

Home School


Today’s prompt is to choose a little-known English word and use it for a title. I chose two.

The Argle-Bargle of the Blatherskite
(meaningless babble of a chatterer) 123 more words



Years ago, during the month of April, I kept a poetree. Two dogwood trees stand on either side of my driveway. I would hang poems from the branches of the one closest to the house. 230 more words