Tag Archives: birds

This and That

Life is good; life is wonderful.  New neighbors are moving in.  A new puppy is trying its walking legs.  All wobbly, floppy. Here and there when it walks.  Circled around my legs and licked my hand this morning.  Conversations of … Continue reading

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An Invitation to Meander

Sometimes the imagination flows freely and creativity flows easily.  Other times the writer’s block tries to call a halt!  Those are the times that Mother Nature is there in response. Today I invite my readers to meander through colorful gardens.  … Continue reading

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Hope Sustains, Hope Remains

  Even as snow covers the ground, there is hope of spring -it will finally arrive. Rampant, worldwide pandemic affects all of us; yet, there is hope, HOPE. Look into the eyes of a child anticipating gifts for birthdays and … Continue reading

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Time to Kick Back!

Now that the work is done, it’s time for the inviting bench near the beach. Sitting and relaxing, I watch the sunset and listen to the ocean and birds in the early evening. Stress flows from me and takes flight … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Prayer: from my Heart to Yours!

Let me  take joy in ordinary events: chores such as laundry, cooking and shopping. Let me make time to listen to others and share. There is so much joy to find in the little things. Birds are busy building nests in … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Day Prayer

Remind me to take joy in ordinary events: Chores such as laundry, cooking and shopping. Let me make time to listen to others and share. There is so much joy to find in the little things. Birds are busy building … Continue reading

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Spring’s Harbinger

  Lush greens abound. Bursting with buds, trees assume new hues: variegated greens. Lawns are dotted with bright yellow dandelions.  Spring’s harbinger, the Lily of the Valley, has not made an appearance. Nature’s sense of humor has provided a cruel … Continue reading

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Nature’s Overture

Abundant, vibrant, ever-changing hues. First warm and welcoming, then desolate, harsh, cold, blustery, and cruel. Why I wonder? This dichotomy of death on a sweltering, hot summer day as birds sing and nurture their young is so heartrending. Why? Trying, … Continue reading

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The Morning Polyphony

The outdoors beckoned to me this morning. As I walked in the wet grass to our gardens, I paused to listen to the birds’ polyphony. The multiplicity of sounds astonished me. Armed with my digital camera, I captured images of … Continue reading

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