Moments

The trips along the river have decreased, replaced by ongoing texts and emails. A family of cardinals, newly hatched, line our windowsills, their curiosity endearing, yet; my camera remains on the desk. My health has taken a plunge – not unexpected, but despairing. I’ve been locked away inside fighting the sludge. August the 23rd, our […]

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Robin, Robin What Do You See

I haven’t been to the river for a while, time no longer a commodity. Ric and laugh at quickly our routines were toppled, and how sedate our life was by comparison. Life before 7 in our household, that is. “So that’s what the dining table is for,” he chuckles, since we never used it as […]

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Feathered Pause

The presence of new birds in the backyard always perks me up, especially when paired with a backdrop of lush Spring green. A bobolink and rose-breasted grosbeak: welcome visitors

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Tweet, Tweet

The robins are building their nests, the chickadees are chasing love, and the lull of Winter is behind us. What is more joyful than the sound of birds greeting the day? Perhaps this amazing piece of choreography: Have a glorious day!

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Renewal

Once relied on a day-a-page diary to keep me on track. Chronic illness freed me from that. Calendar now sparse, I have yet to learn to the art of renewal. Grateful for awe-inspiring moments. What helps you recharge? (Image my own) (Update: We are still processing the death of my husband’s son. In the meantime, […]

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Hawk at River

Caught this fellow, on a blustery winter’s day, sheltered in the brush at the river’s edge. (Linking up with Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: birds)

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Goldeneyes In Town

Emerging from Winter’s withdrawal, with camera in hand, I manage to catch a few Goldeneye ducks at the river. A positive sign.

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Woodpeckers & Co.

Ric had his fifth knee surgery in November, and my health took a nose dive. Now, after two months of doctor’s appointments and ongoing tests, there is a pause. I am ready for rest. Freezing rain set in today, followed by snow, so we are snuggled inside with the dogs and a warm fire. Outside, […]

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Cardinal Joy

Five male cardinals greeted me this morning. Vivid splashes of red against the grey backdrop of Winter. Always a delight.

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