Tag Archives: Dogs

“Lit up like a Chinese pig shop”

3 January, 2021 “Lit up like a Chinese pig shop” The original title for this blog post was “Bright start to 2021.” Go to the bottom of the post to read the story if you’re so inclined. It’s a really … Continue reading

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Since I don’t know where to begin…

27 December, 2020 Since I don’t know where to begin…  I’ll begin with this picture Evelyn took of Dash on Tuesday:  Evelyn fixed a fantastic dinner Christmas day and our friend Ariel (Yuki’s owner) shared it with us. Yuki came … 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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Recognizing individuals

6 December, 2020 Recognizing individuals “‘Every scientific study is improved if you can recognize individuals,’ she (Marie Auger-Méthé) said.” – Narwhals: Arctic Whales in a Melting World, Todd McLeish  I can’t tell these owls apart – yet. I’ll learn to.  … Continue reading

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Red-shoulder over my shoulder – thank you Ray!

22 November, 2021 Red-shoulder over my shoulder – thank you Ray!  My friend Ray and I were hiking at Bryan Park one lovely morning this week. We sat down at a picnic table to catch our breath – and a … Continue reading

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These birds LOVE Evelyn’s flowers!

8 November, 2020 These birds LOVE Evelyn’s flowers!  Or in this case, beautyberries:  I took that picture a little after 3:00 Monday afternoon. It’s a good thing I did – I haven’t gotten tons of other images this week! That … Continue reading

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Don’t get your hopes up!

18 October, 2020 Don’t get your hopes up!  OOPS! I GOT INTO A LITTLE STRUGGLE WITH MY BLOG PLATFORM YESTERDAY AND HAD TO WAIT UNTIL THIS MORNING TO POST. HOPEFULLY THAT WON’T HAPPEN AGAIN. THIS WAS A SHORT ONE ANYWAY. … Continue reading

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I opted for color in the rain

11 October, 2020 I opted for color in the rain So much color this week! But I also saw not one but two pairs of Red-tailed hawks. Again! I opted not to open with them because they’re not super bright … Continue reading

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Work in progress 

4 October, 2020            Work in progress  Evelyn (I presume) read about Monarch Butterflies and/or talked with people about them. I’ve seen a handful, but on this blog this year, the first mention (and photograph) was … Continue reading

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First Sunday of autumn

27 September, 2020            First Sunday of autumn  I’d been swimming for half an hour Thursday morning at 9:30 when autumn officially began here in Richmond. This morning – five days later almost to the minute … Continue reading

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