Tag Archives: wildlife

the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day

I had thought the first blog post after my trip was going to be a happy one. Half Moon remembers me and he’s been a super sweetie. But that story is for another time. Unfortunately, today is probably the worst … Continue reading

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new birdies

Ron and I saw some new birds in the honeysuckle bush this past Monday. Neither of us had seen them before, either at our old house or at White Pine Farm. They were about cardinal or towhee size, but a … Continue reading

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early birds

For a long time I’ve noticed that the sweet little juncos are usually the first to the bird feeder in the mornings, but somehow it hasn’t quite sunk in. It’s been one of those things that I’ve seen and noticed, … Continue reading

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goldfinches and catnip

I have a looming deadline (hence the radio–blog??–silence), but goldfinches in the catnip plants this morning are reminding me to write about, well, goldfinches in the catnip. I planted some catnip in the garden of our old house.  Baby catnip … Continue reading

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new regulars?

A quick post today that the turkey girls and their chicks were back both last evening and again this morning.  I think we’ve renamed the lower meadow “turkey meadow” for obvious reasons. Definitely the same two hens and same chickies.  … Continue reading

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on broccoli, worms, peas, turkeys, and the growing season

We had a lovely vacation and were so glad to see family and friends in another part of the country.  It was a really great trip. We also came back to new things on the home front.  Broccoli plants on … Continue reading

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bluebird on my batbox

Each day seems to bring a new critter or sign of spring. Today’s sign: a male bluebird was on the top of the pole where we’ve installed a bat box (yes, a house for bats) this morning.  He’s the first … Continue reading

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