A Blessed Thaw

Recent activity coupled with the onset of a cold, has my body begging for more rest, but the sun is shining and a sudden mild spell has melted the snow, and my camera is begging. Ric, whose man cold surpasses mine, hunkers in with a box of Kleenex and his flannel pjs. I’m on my […]

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Blessed Curiosity

“Do you know what Grandpa and I saw yesterday, at the lake? Swans! That was a first for me.” “Grandma, I’ve never even seen a swan.” “Well, we will just have to do something about that.” So we took a little drive into Stratford where the swans are permanent residents. While Mom was nosing about […]

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M and N

Mallards and a Night Heron For Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge: M or N words

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Looking for Direction?

Didn’t notice the sign when I shot this swarm of birds. For Proscenium’s Friday Follies.

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Feathered Blessings

My sick bed – where I was confined for three years – was on the main floor, with a window at my feet. Just outside, my husband installed bird feeders – a condominium of choices to draw feathered friends. Now, I am able to get outside, and commune with the birds in their own settings, […]

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Yellow!

For Nancy Merrill’s A Photo a Week Challenge: yellow

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Downy Woodpecker

Frenetic movement just outside my window alerted me that I had company. Parked along the river, I was searching for the young eagle, and equally as delighted to find a Downy Woodpecker in close proximity. Too busy with his task to notice me, he kept up his antics and I took advantage of the situation. […]

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