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Sad End for First Breeding Record of Sandhill Cranes in Burnaby

As I was about to publish the post below, I heard that the good news story that had been unfolding all last week at Piper Spit on Burnaby Lake had come to a sad end. 923 more words

Birds

A ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure

This morning, I decided to mulch the vegetable garden. Or, at least, attempt to tackle a decent part of it. (Once that Florida midday sun hits, you are toast.) 280 more words

Visit of the Sandhill Cranes, Garden Gets Pine-Strawed, & Chicks Update

     The garden is atrociously overgrown; the threat of hot, humid Florida days has driven me to complacency. I picked what I believe to be the last viable corns from the stalks this afternoon. 687 more words

Things Florida, but not Walt Disney World

We have done other things while in Florida, but I haven’t talked about them before.  It’s time to rectify that situation.  After the Food and Wine Festival at Walt Disney World, we move our RV to a commercial RV resort.  1,171 more words

Blue Spring State Park FL

Crane Lunch

Dear Friends, i always think of our Sandhill Cranes as gentle giants roaming the wetlands in search of food.  I never thought of baby Red Winged Blackbirds as a food source.   57 more words

Mjspringett

The Lucky Getaway Weekend

Sometimes it’s nice to get away … to see something or do something different … and that’s how this weekend started.  We decided to venture up to northern Florida and meet up with my daughter and son-in-law.   687 more words

The mysticism of training with cranes

After a day of sweeping rainstorms and gray skies, Tuesday’s twilight came with a soft southwesterly breeze and a sinking sun that spoke in clear tones and light that sought out every detail. 1,164 more words

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