Tag Archives: bluebird

Healer

26 November, 2017            Healer  That eagle is not the healer – time is. I just like that picture.  Early in my recovery from my 1988 accident, my brothers told me “time is a great healer – … Continue reading

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Shenandoah Gap

22 October, 2017 Shenandoah Gap A year ago this month, I was at a property owners meeting here with my Mom. This is the South Fork of the Shenandoah River in Page County, Virginia. It’s the western border or Shenandoah … Continue reading

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Everybody’s hungry…

6 August, 2017            Everybody’s hungry… It’s early August, and most wildlife that was born this spring is at some stage of insatiable adolescence. They were just born a few months ago but now they’re doing their … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day!

14 May, 2017 Happy Mother’s Day!   I did a post with the same title a year ago. None of us had any reason to believe it would be her final Mother’s Day. Last year on Mother’s Day mom went swimming … Continue reading

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“Well that’s a blessing!”

5 March, 2017            “Well that’s a blessing!” “Well that’s a blessing!” That eagle stroked its broad wings a time or two and soared aloft  on a mid-morning thermal above Williams Island. I had just snapped a picture; … Continue reading

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Approximating equilibrium

29 January, 2017 Approximating equilibrium My family experienced a significant upset at the beginning of the year and my blogging equilibrium (to the extent I have any) was brushed aside. I’m not quite back to baseline, but I’m getting there. … Continue reading

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My earlier, squirrellier years

18 December, 2016            My earlier, squirrellier years I saw lots of hawks hunting squirrels this week, which made me think of the squirrel hunting I did when I was younger, and that made me think of … Continue reading

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