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Felt Frozen This Morning

I haven’t written for a while because my husband’s congestive heart failure and kidney disease got worse, and he died two weeks ago.

I feel lousy. 747 more words


For the Birds: Odd call, brilliant color

I heard the uniquely odd call from the nearby woods.

“Chick burr. Chick burr.” The “chick” is higher and louder than the “burr.”

I rushed for my stepladder, set it up on my back deck and climbed onto the roof — camera in hand. 457 more words

Backyard Birding

Kings crimson

A lucky day to be in the woods — seeing three male Scarlet tanagers (Piranga olivacea) was the prize.

Siblings or just acquaintances, they roamed the trees of the North Trail together.


Kettle Moraine State Forest Oak Savanna

On Monday I traveled a few miles south to the Southern Unit of the Kettle Moraine State Forest in hopes of finding some interesting reptiles. While no snakes or lizards were anywhere to be found, there were some quality birds in the area. 309 more words

2017 Birding Blog

Scarlet Tanager and Orioles in Mid May 2017

Scarlet Tanager and Orioles in Mid May 2017. Upper West side of Edwards Gardens. Toronto, Ontario. Fujifilm X-T2 and 100-400mm lens.

Scarlet tanager makes spring appearance

It’s always nice when one of these guys lands in your yard. This is two years in a row I’ve played host to one of these flashy migrants. 54 more words


Jewel-Tone Birds, Tanager

Today I am putting the finishing touches on my display at Southern Sister Couture Boutique in Commerce, Georgia. This small painting is part of a series I have created for my first trunk show. 40 more words