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Let’s Celebrate!

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Happy Fourth of July!!!!!! How cool that Mother Nature dressed my garden for the festivities. Even the beetles got dressed for the occasion. To help celebrate the fourth, a mama hen stopped by with a new little chick.. Check out … Continue reading

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1, 2, 3, 4 … oh darn, please stay still! 1, 2, 3, 4….

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This weekend is the Great Backyard Bird Count hosted by the Audubon Association and Cornell Lab. http://gbbc.birdcount.org/ Now I admit it’s not easy to count moving targets, especially when most of them look alike. Participating is easy (http://gbbc.birdcount.org/get-started/)–just register and … Continue reading

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Watching the river flow!

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“Oh, this ol’ river keeps on rollin’, though, No matter what gets in the way and which way the wind does blow, And as long as it does I’ll just sit here And watch the river flow.” B. Dylan The … Continue reading

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Here we snow again!

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Ten to 12 inches of the fluffy stuff, falling at a rate of one to two inches per hour. Yesterday, I filled the bird feeders and gave the ducks a double helping of corn to help get them through today’s … Continue reading

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Here comes Suzie Snowflake!

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Oh, the weather outside is snowy, and the ducks are oh so hungry. And since we’ve no place to go, let it snow, let it snow, let it snow. Breakfast was served on a blanket of white, which the ducks … Continue reading

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Musketaquid wears many faces.

She wears the slow as molasses face on a hot, humid morning. She wears a face that sparkles like brilliant diamonds in the morning sunlight. She wears a face as old as the Nile. She has seen battles, poets, and … Continue reading

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