Fascinated by Feathers

Red-breasted Nuthatch shows off his public feathers and his downy underside. For Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: feathers

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Lucky Bird

As much as he hoped, Tom’s invitation to Thanksgiving dinner never came. Lucky Tom. Happy Thanksgiving to my American friends!

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Golden Moment

Golden eagles migrate through here in October/ November. Spotting them is rare, but when I turned the corner and came upon this scene, I knew this bird was not a local. Sorry about the quality. I daren’t roll down the window for fear he would flee, which he did when another car came by.

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Birdspeak

What speaks to you?

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Brief Encounter

We’re off to the city to pick up a car for our Ukrainian family. Ric has been on a mission to locate and purchase suitable vehicles for the many families here who need transportation but have limited funds. Yesterday, we were looking at houses for rent. Tomorrow it’s a Professional Development day for teachers, so […]

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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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