Adventure with the littles… take two

Knowing that the situation at the park yesterday had been resolved, we went back to have an adventure today.  65 degrees and sunny… yes, we are there! The littles are turning into great bird watchers!  They have learned these fine basics already: freeze! whispering walking softly on crunchy grass/sticks/leaves listening for birds to sing & … Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday

The Biggest Week In American Birding

http://www.biggestweekinamericanbirding.com “A BIG birding event is planned during the peak of spring warbler migration in the “Warbler Capital of the World,” the Lake Erie Marsh Region of Northwest Ohio.” Wishing I could go… not this year.

Sunday Outing – March 14, 2010

Even with all the flooding and cold, nasty weather I was able to see a few birds.  Nothing new but still had fun and got a good workout in with all the extra hiking around flooded areas.  43 degrees F.  Here are my counts: Location 1: 1 wood duck (m) 1 great blue heron 2 … Continue reading

You know you’re a birder when…

It’s 43 degrees F, drizzling and overcast but you hike miles around this to get to your birding spot anyway. March 14, 2010 – 2 of the dams (north) are flooded, streets closed.  Of course these are also a couple of the best birding spots so I went anyway.

Old growing tables finally put to use

My husband and I made growing tables 6 years ago but since moving into our new house 5 years ago they were shoved into the back of the garage and piled with… well all kind of stuff really. It was a huge task to uncover them! It was very necessary however. My broccoli were starting … Continue reading

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