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Slow spring

It was snowing as I returned in early April from a month in NYC. I guess it can’t rain at 22 degrees F. The spinach seeds I had planted in a few warm days of early March before leaving for the city in the anticipation that they would be ready to harvest upon my return, germinated, grew and froze. 566 more words

Wild Turkey

Birds Are Back

The spring birds are back in full force, and my favorite little Ruby-Throated Hummingbirds arrived last weekend to enjoy the feeders I’d set up for them a week earlier. 208 more words


Ruby-throated Hummingbirds

Ruby-throated Hummingbirds


The hummingbirds returned just over a week ago and they truly are very entertaining to watch. They come buzzing in at near light speed and stop on a dime. 124 more words

Random Thoughts


The week did not start out as promising. . .

Sad tulips

and smothered sedum.

But the cherry tree has a blossom. . .

And that tells me to put out the hummingbird feeders. 6 more words

My Yard

Everybody's Talking Hummingbirds!

April 13, 2016

Ruby-throated Hummingbird on a Rose Bush Stem (2015)

Everybody’s talking hummingbirds here in Missouri. I saw my first one yesterday. It was hovering at my basement door, looking in, as if to say, “C’mon man; where’s the feeder?” I hope this image holds you over until you see your first hummingbird of the season! 15 more words

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