Tag Archives: hummingbirds

Stop playing games with my head!

I’m referring to Old Man Time. He’s messing with my head again and I want him to stop! “Old man time, he’s so mean; Meanest man you’ve ever seen.” (Lyrics from the song.) And he’ll play tricks with your mind, … Continue reading

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Silent Summer

On September 27, 1962, Rachel Carson published her infamous book Silent Spring, chronicling the disastrous affect pesticides have on the environment. I’d love to write that in the 57 years since Silent Spring was published we’ve learned how to work … Continue reading

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Summertime

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Summertime and the living sure was easy. 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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Your vision will become your life!

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If you were lucky enough to gaze into the night sky on September 8, you would have been blessed with a spectacular vision – the harvest moon! She cast a luminous path across the lawn, beach, and water, as if … Continue reading

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If you don’t know the words, feel free to hum along!

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According to Birds and Blooms, a hummingbird beats it wings up to 50 times per second! Like tiny drones of nature, they can hoover and fly backwards, all the while taking 150 breaths each minute. Although they’re tiny, hummingbirds have … 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 parteĆ©! 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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Little darling, it’s been a long, cold, loney winter!

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Oh baby, she’s finally here!!! And not soon enough. I need to see green shoots peeking out of the soil. I need to feel the whisper of spring’s kiss. I need to smell the scents and hear the sounds of … Continue reading

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It’s not the British, but they are coming!!!

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“The British are coming!” was Paul Revere’s famous call back in the 1700’s. The truth is Mr. Revere never shouted his calling, but knocked descreetly on shutters and doors, to awaken those sympathetic to the rebels cause. Anyway, I’m transgressing, … 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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