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Do You Ever Get Excited...

about the little things in life?

I had to move away from the windows yesterday so I could get some writing done, because I was having way too much fun photographing a new bird to the garden. 198 more words


Rose-breasted Grosbeaks Spotted in Lee County During Migration

This lovely songbird, the rose-breasted grosbeak, and his ilk made a stop in Lee County during their annual spring migration today. Lee County is part of this species’ mating range, but it remains to be seen whether they are setting up housekeeping or just passing through. 28 more words


Spring migrants: Rose-breasted Grosbeak

Late April is when we start looking for the arrival of the dashing Rose-breasted Grosbeak. The males arrive earlier, sporting a black tie & tail that flashes white as they flitter around in the hemlocks. 77 more words

The End of a Yard List

I haven’t posted in a while because I have moved. I am still in Fort Wayne, but as of yesterday Grosbeak Gardens has officially ended its run as the location of my yard list among many other things. 732 more words

Calling Bird

(Bridgman, Michigan) A memory at Christmas time of Mom: When she was living at Woodland Terrace, she wanted me to mount a bird feeder outside her window so she could sit in her chair and watch the birds appear.   136 more words