Tag Archives: spring

Hours blend into days;

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With each passing day, time slips away like water through our fingers. Continue reading

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And the winners are ….

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(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

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Just five minutes more … pleeeeease!

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I couldn’t wait! I had to know. But the cries at the chills that passed through the tender shoots made me sad. I’m referring to the perennials and bulbs that have started to reach for the sun. But the poor … 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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When the peepers peep!

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Although best known for Goodnight Moon, Margaret Wise Brown also wrote Pussy Willow. Through summer, fall and winter the soft grey pussy cat, named Pussy Willow, journeys far and wide, trying to find his pussy willows. When he happens upon a … 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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She’s coming!!!

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Ode to Spring

The frenzy of building a nest, finding a mate, then laying the eggs,  is over for most of the birds on my river. Gone are the early morning choruses proclaiming territories. “Keep out!” “This tree is mine!” No more songs … Continue reading

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