Tag Archives: Great Blue Heron

Time is but the stream I go a-fishing in.

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Hey Henry, Happy Belated Birthday. July marked the two hundredth birthday for Thoreau; July 12, to be exact. And since he loved meandering along the Concord River, I thought I’d start this post with a nod his way. Plus, the … Continue reading

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One last time, drink deep from the well!

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Before I begin this blog, allow me to address my two month absence from Concord River Lady. I’d love to write that Keanu Reeves whisked me away to a tropical island or that I won Mass Millions and I’ve been … Continue reading

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The Summer Solstice came in on the wings of thunder!

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Yesterday offered a beautiful ending to spring and beginning to summer, 2016, courtesy of Mother Nature. First and foremost, it was the Summer Solstice–Litha for those of us who follow the craft. As a way of saying, ‘Hey, it’s time … Continue reading

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

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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

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Lunch is served!

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Here on the Concord River, we serve sushi so fresh it will flip itself off your plate. Our greens are tender, succulent, and bursting with flavor. Even our insect selection rivals any five star restaurant on the California coast. Nothing … Continue reading

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Let’s get this party started!

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All invitees are in attendance and it’s time to parteé! First on the list of guests are the hummingbirds! They took their sweet time getting here, since the migration map had them in my area two weeks ago. But, now … Continue reading

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Fair thee well, Summer!

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Like the monarch butterflies, red-winged blackbirds, Baltimore orioles, and ruby-throated hummingbirds, Summer has flown away. A few hummer stragglers visit the nectar feeders, but the majority of them are now in sunny Florida. Perhaps they’ll stop over at Disney for … Continue reading

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The Good, The Sad, and The Beautiful

With a nod to the spaghetti western of 1966 (Really? Was it that long ago I fell in love with Clint?), here is my saga, set against the backdrop of the Concord River. The Good The hummingbird garden is in … Continue reading

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