Tag Archives: birds

Night Sounds

I was up in the very early morning hours the other day. Normally, I’m not up at that time, but when I am, my only company is a ticking grandfather’s clock and the hum of the refrigerator. Not this time. … Continue reading

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Birds’ Spring

While the robins have been strutting around acting like all the green grass is their kingdom, belonging solely to them, quietly, other birds have arrived to stake their claim. I didn’t notice until I saw the bubble-gum-pink azalea quivering, even … Continue reading

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Take a Spring Walk

White and yellow pansies crowd around yellow tulips Birds under leafy canopy chirp and sing a springtime song Clusters of lavender flowers tucked among wisteria leaves drape over a gazebo Tulips stretch long graceful stems to face the sun White … Continue reading

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Spring’s Party

Robins perch atop fresh mulch Spread out like a tablecloth On which flowers are placed to set a pretty table. Sparrows hop among gold and violet pansies Happy to be invited to spring’s annual party. Cream and magenta tulip tree … Continue reading

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Too Cold

Would someone tell Mother Nature she needs to hurry and send warmer temperatures? Please? It’s too cold for the trees. They shake back and forth trying to keep warm. It’s too cold for the birds. They’ve stopped singing. It’s too … Continue reading

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A Cure for the “Blahs”

February – Twenty- eight days of a faded green and muddy brown landscape washed over with a dull gray mist. Throw in cold drizzle, and I find myself with a bad case of the “blahs.” BUT Mother Nature doesn’t leave … Continue reading

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Morning’s Company

I heard a gentle bump against the window sill the other day. When I looked up, a Mourning Dove was peeping in at me. The dove moved from pane to pane, stretching its neck to peek over the window frame. … Continue reading

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