Tag Archives: Duck

The nursery is open for business!

This gallery contains 6 photos.

Oh baby, we have ducklings! No, not Franny’s ducklings. I haven’t seen Franny in a long time. Not sure if she’s sitting on her nest or became lunch for the eagle. However, Clemant is here. He and a group of … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

And the winners are ….

This gallery contains 3 photos.

(drum roll please) Franny and her mate. Let’s call him Clemant! A little history lesson: last year Franny was my breeding female, along with Harry. Both named after my parents. Well, this year, Franny is back! And her mate is … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ain’t no lie ducky, bye, bye, bye!

This gallery contains 11 photos.

Chew and screw (that too!) is what they do. About a billion ducks arrived two days ago, blocking the sun with their dark wings. They stayed for a couple of days eating my cracked corn, enjoying a little copulation (yes, … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Home Movies

Grab some popcorn and a cold drink. It’s time for some home movies. The ducklings have grown up so fast. Let’s take trip a down memory lane and revisit their baby movie from earlier in the season. How about when … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

And summer’s lease hath all too short a date!

This gallery contains 4 photos.

June 21, 2015. First day of summer. The longest day of the calendar year. When the light outshines the darkness and the sun (in this case hidden by clouds) shines on my corner of Mother Earth for about 12 hours. … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

The boys (and girls) are back in town!!!!

This gallery contains 5 photos.

Sing it! Oh yeah, that’s right, the ducks are back! What started with one lone drake Sunday morning … … became a dozen webbed footed, feathered mouths to feed by Sunday afternoon. It’s been three months since I’ve had my … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

“There are nights when the wolves are silent, and only the moon howls.”

This gallery contains 3 photos.

Tonight is the Wolf Moon. Even though wolves howl at just about any full moon, this moon is special. Not just because it’s the first full moon of the new year, although that is very cool. But because the dark … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Blood moon rising!

This gallery contains 3 photos.

Last night marked a full moon, commonly called the Hunters Moon. She also goes by the name Blood Moon. Depending on which folklore you believe, her names are due to: 1) the color produced by the full lunar eclipse; 2) … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

One duckling!!!

This gallery contains 2 photos.

One duckling! One duckling! All I gets is ooonnneee duckliiiinnnnng!!!! That’s it! No more, no less. Just one small, fuzzy, squeaking duckling. And to add insult to injury, it wasn’t even Brad and Angie’s duckling but some unknown hen. All … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

I will tend my land with love!

This gallery contains 2 photos.

Although it’s May 2nd, I would like to wish you a blessed Beltane, with a prayer that your Bel fire burns bright to guide magical wonders your way. I celebrated Beltane by sitting on the retaining wall to savor a … Continue reading

Gallery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment