Category Archives: Bird Watch

Rain, cooler temperatures, more rain, and meditations from the dock

Rain is currently abundant here and cooling things off in some welcome relief from the heat. After the rain let up yesterday, I took the opportunity for a cooler walk. Almost all the way around the lake, and the geese … Continue reading

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O Canada, we stand on guard for thee.

Yesterday was Canada Day for those north of the US border. In honour of Anne Marie, I visited the Canadian geese who hang out in Lamar Park and swim in Lake Patsy.

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Monday morning update

Breaking news…from yesterday. We watched the University of Mississippi’s baseball team win the College World Series last night. Wow, what a game that was! All you could see in the stands were a flood of red, blue, baby blue, and … Continue reading

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A change of pace and a change of view

Yesterday as I went to walk, I opted again for Lamar Park. It was a little earlier than I had been walking, so still a good deal of sun on the trail. I decided to take the path I had … Continue reading

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I am feeling a bit under pressure, so I am taking a break to play bridge.

I am not going to complain. I am not going to complain. I am not going to complain. I am blessed and grateful. I am blessed and grateful. I am blessed and grateful. So yesterday, two years after I was … Continue reading

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The good thing about April deluges: They wash away the pine pollen

Yesterday late afternoon was quite lovely, with intermittent rays of sunshine and darkening skies. It was too breezy out for a fire, but as I was enjoying the view, I saw the first indigo bunting of the season and went … Continue reading

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The Ecoworld outside my window

I know, I am not a fan of wasps either, and Rand is allergic to them, so he steers clear of them. This one caught my eye this morning as it was just outside the window, flexing its wings out … Continue reading

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I said I’d be back…who is the sheriff now?

And as the sun begins to sink into the western horizon…

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Welcome to Taylorville-on-the-hill: A graphic novel for the birds

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The view from my window

A few weeks ago, I finally got around to removing the pet door from my window into Libby’s former kennel. Thursday, I actually got around to cleaning the window, inside and outside. Wow! I can see through it! It is … Continue reading

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