Category Archives: Animals and Critters

Canada Geese

Omnipresent, adaptable to city and country life – Canada Geese. Here, a group lines up along the shore of a large pond. Long, graceful necks, ever-watchful beady black eyes. White stripe fashionably painted across the cheek. Another large congregation in … Continue reading

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Frames of Sweetness

The abundance of our summer harvest includes bee hive frames heavy with honeycomb and that sweet golden liquid stashed inside. This is a frame full of honeycomb. Once a hexagonal wax cell is filled with honey, the bees cap it … Continue reading

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Spare me…

When you walk out of your house in the morning and see this in your driveway, the first thought would be “rattle snake” and “danger.” Upon closer inspection, however, there was no rattle at the end of the tail. As … Continue reading

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A Thief and a Trapeze Artist

You faithfully fill the bird feeders to help your feathered friends through the lean times.  And then you realize that someone else invited himself to the party. Du füllst immer treu die Futterhäuschen auf damit die gefiederten Freunde es durch … Continue reading

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Moths, Big Magic and Our True Colors

Is it a coincidence that I am reading Elizabeth Gilbert’s book Big Magic and also made time to investigate a Moth exhibit this week? Ist es Zufall dass ich Elizabeth Gilberts Buch, Big Magic, lese und zur gleichen Zeit zu … Continue reading

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