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What is essential?

How does one determine what is and isn’t essential? Consider this caterpillar; is it essential? It’s a cool caterpillar that lives in oak leaf litter. It flips over to show its pinkish-purple belly, thus playing dead. Eventually it will finish … Continue reading

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Bluebirds All Day Long

‘Bluebirds singing a song; nothing but bluebirds all day long.’ Irving Berlin I’ve spent close to 65 years on this blue sphere called planet Earth and only saw juvenile bluebirds in photographs. Up until now, that is. My bluebirds, you … Continue reading

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Be Counted

No, I’m not referring to the US Census. Being counted refers to joining the The Great Backyard Bird Count. And super easy.¬† Plus you can do your counting in your jammies with bed-head hair if you’re so inclined. Join at: … Continue reading

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Bleak

The circle of life can be a very bleak circle. Continue reading

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Hey Buddy, can you spare some food?

Nearly 3 Billion Birds Gone Since 1970 According to a new study published online in September by the¬†journal Science, wild bird populations in the continental U.S. and Canada have declined by almost 30% since 1970. Far from Passenger Pigeons, once … Continue reading

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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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Finally!!!!!!!

It took her long enough! I’ve been patient, I have, but I’d given up hope at ever seeing chicks this season when what do I see, a proud hen with six cute, little ducklings. It took her long enough. She … Continue reading

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John Denver Would be Proud

There are times in my life when I realize I’ve been wandering around with my eyes open but also closed. Today was one such day. I live on a beautiful plot of land in a nestled spot on the Concord … Continue reading

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Welcome Winter

At 5:23 PM, EST, the Winter Solstice occurs and the darkness begins its journey back to wherever the darkness comes from. I think it’s somewhere near Washington, D.C., but I could be wrong. It might be Mar-a-Lago, Florida. These days … Continue reading

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Fine, don’t say goodbye, see if I care!

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Did I miss a memo or email? One day I’m feeding a hungry horde of ducks… …and the next day, none! Not a soul. Hurricane Florence blew through and took my ducks with her, I think. I fed my flock … Continue reading

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