Tag Archives: birds

A New Species of Catbird?

I have always tried to make my gardens wildlife friendly. By wildlife, I mean bees, butterflies and birds. When I saw this tail between the fork of a tree, I thought, at first, I had raccoon visiting. Upon further investigation, I discovered it was just Magnum P.I., working on a case, undercover, as a Catbird. […]

If you don't like the weather…

Night before last, when we went to bed, we could hear sleet hitting the windows. The weatherman on TV (with his jacket off and sleeves rolled up) was calling for 1/4″ to 1/2″ of ice to hit the area early this morning. The memory of the ice storm of 2009 and no power for 7 days, […]

What a Beautiful Weekend!

I hate to admit it, but I did not watch much of the Olympics.  The TV was not out, it was on the whole time.  I just felt like since they eliminated Olympic croquet what’s the point.  So, once again, I found myself wandering in the yard, taking in the cooler temps and convincing myself that fall […]