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When you are a teenager the world can be confusing, scary, troublesome, a mere distraction or plaything…and all of these at once. Here is young Acorn Woodpecker feeling intensely as he explores the world beyond his natal oak. 7 more words


Did You Know? Woodpecker Edition

That a woodpecker’s ‘tongue’ wraps around its brain to act as a shock absorber when it pecks on trees?

I found this information on page 16 in the book… 306 more words


Red-headed Woodpecker

This denizen of mixed forest is regarded by many to be Florida’s most beautiful woodpecker. We encounter them on a regular basis in the Tallahassee area most frequently at the Munson Sandhills off Crawfordville Highway. 104 more words


A Good, Good Father

One of my favorite contemporary worship songs is called, “You’re a Good, Good Father” – the chorus of which usually leaves me a bit misty-eyed. 96 more words



Last evening one of our neighboring families was out after sunset.  As dusk settled in the eastern sky, the clouds and heavens overhead and unto the west colored brightly.  317 more words


A Bird Resurgence

As you might have seen from my last post I have been watching birds! Not exactly bird watching in any real sense but as we have been driving around, walking and cycling all about our little village I have been noticing the birds more and more. 259 more words


Almost Wordless Woodpecker Wednesday

I spotted this Red-headed Woodpecker while hiking in the Ochlockonee River State Park near the St. Mark’s National Wildlife Sanctuary in Florida last week.  I so enjoy seeing these beautiful woodpeckers!   16 more words