Monthly Archives: December 2017

Out and in with the old and new

31 December, 2017            Out and in with the old and new When I sat down at my computer Christmas morning, I looked out the window and this was the first gift of the day:  Who could … Continue reading

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You can’t buy this on Amazon

24 December, 2017            You can’t buy this on Amazon I’m 56 years old and this will by my first Christmas without a living parent. Mom was enthusiastic and ebullient and feisty and celebratory a year ago … Continue reading

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Box of chocolates

17 December, 2017             Box of chocolates “Momma always said life was like a box of chocolates – you never know what you’re gonna’ get.” – Forrest Gump, 1994 That’s an Eastern Bluebird (Sialia sialis) in … Continue reading

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 Must be present to win

10 December, 2017            Must be present to win With nature photography, I’m told – and I know – you “must be present to win.” I didn’t show up  much this week – outdoors – so my … Continue reading

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Footballs in the trees

3 December, 2017            Footballs in the trees This first (mockingbird) image is unrelated to the title or the rest of the post; I just enjoy the way it looks. I stumbled on it by accident earlier … Continue reading

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