Category Archives: Ecosystem

Spring flowers: Viola, pansy, common blue violet

I spotted this flower getting ready to mow the front yard Sunday afternoon. It is a re-seeded viola from last year’s flowers. I did not know they would do that, but apparently, they can re-seed themselves. They are sometimes called … Continue reading

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Spring springs forth

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White-throated sparrow

Just hanging out here in the brush and bushes, looking for dinner. According to Cornell Labs Merlin Bird ID, they eat the seeds of grasses and weeds (a lot of them along the edge of the hillside and in the … Continue reading

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Word Full Wednesday

Hopeful Anticipation Longing Embracing Warming Jubliation Grateful Thankful We get our first vaccine shot today.

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Here comes the sun!

Oh, my, but I was happy to see clear blue skies yesterday, and sunshine, and 60 degrees. Although the snow was still on the ground and ice on the driveway and my car stuck at the bottom of the hill, … Continue reading

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Stone Currency of Yap

After the long days of snow and ice, many of us are longing for warmer temperatures, even if we are not jumping on an airplane. In what seems my never-ending task of clean out the accumulations of a lifetime (good … Continue reading

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Fox Sparrows in the Snow

These photographs are also from yesterday’s heavy snow. I looked out this morning, however, and it was a repeat of yesterday. Big fat snowflakes were falling rapidly, though they have slowed by now and are smaller. That allowed me time … Continue reading

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And the snow and sleet keeps on falling down

It was not snowing this morning so I went out to refill feeders. Shortly thereafter, the snow started, followed by sleet, and then more snow.

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Sunshine and Snow Day

Although it was only a high of 21 today, the sun came out early and it has been a beautiful day with clear blue skies and stillness. I was willing today to get out long enough to refill the bird … Continue reading

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More sleet and more snow and more tracks

Nobody out here but Johnny Winter.

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