Tag Archives: bluebird

Wildlife in my tame life

17 January, 2021 Wildlife in my tame life  Yesterday – for the first time in my life (if I recall correctly) a flock of striking Cedar Waxwings (Bombycilla cedrorum) stopped by to use the birdbath. These two stopped on the … Continue reading

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A bluebird bailed me out!

20 December, 2020 A bluebird bailed me out!  I was thin on blog material this week (as will become evident when you whisk through this post) but I saw this lovely bluebird at the river yesterday. You may be an … Continue reading

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Thanking a one year old for putting the “social” in “social distance”

3 May, 2020            Thanking a one year old for putting the “social” in “social distance” Our neighbor Austin turned one yesterday. Austin single-handedly brought together more smiling people than I’ve seen since the first time … Continue reading

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Peace like a river

12 April, 2020            Peace like a river Today is Easter and several friends said and wrote “peace” to me earlier. As Mackey and Turner and Yuki and I got out on the rocks at Pony … Continue reading

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“2/2 x 2” or “Spoiled by owls”  

2 February, 2020            “2/2 x 2” or “Spoiled by owls”   But first, a Great Blue Heron we spotted on our way to Pony Pasture this morning: Today is “2/2 #1” and fourteen years ago today … Continue reading

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No prescription necessary 

26 January, 2020            No prescription necessary  I began this week anxious but my anxiety vanished in an instant when I focused on this beauty at Pony Pasture:  Being out there in the woods looking at … Continue reading

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Symmetry

12 January, 2020            Symmetry It’s possible “symmetry” is not what my niece was implying – but that’s the way I interpreted it. Last week I sent her a picture of Mackey and Turner on a … Continue reading

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When all else fails…

8 December, 2019            When all else fails…  …open up with a lucky catch on a bluebird:  I could probably set up my camera somehow to make that happen. But I don’t know how to do … Continue reading

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It’s whoo, whoo, whoo you know 

1 December, 2019            It’s whoo, whoo, whoo you know  My friends and their dog were walking out of the woods yesterday just as Mackey and Turner and I were walking into the woods. M and … Continue reading

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Memorable refusals // That tapioca, though 

10 November, 2019            Memorable refusals // That tapioca, though  People with classic autism have difficulty expressing emotions clearly. But they’re good at deciphering other people’s moods, and they imitate the expressions others use to communicate … Continue reading

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