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“Intelligence without ambition is like a bird without wings.”  Salvador Dali

The other day I was driving along a country road when I rounded a corner and came upon a family of sandhill cranes next to the road.   243 more words

Grandma Pat Cooks

August 18th

Friday, August 18th, 2017

Paul and I woke up to a Sandhill Crane in our front yard today.

It’s odd to see only one, especially when we’ve had large flocks of 15-20 birds congregating in the low laying areas of local farm fields. 90 more words


Birds of "Paradise"

If winter in Wisconsin is as cold as Dante’s 9th circle of Hell where Satan dwells, then summer in Wisconsin must be paradise.

This summer has been particularly lovely, especially if you love hot weather or are from the South like I am. 534 more words

In The Garden

Crane (A Sestina)

I must credit (or perhaps blame) my good friend, Lynn Burton at Colorful Pen for posting an excellent Sestina.  Her use of the form served as a reminder that the sestina has been moldering on my list of forms.   341 more words



eyes at my windows

windows to thy Sandhill soul

unfolding the red

infiltration of thy grey

feathers Paranoia Mine

Tanka by Jilly©

Sandhill Cranes

We are being challenged by Lillian over at… 75 more words