Category Archives: birds

Happy New Year!

Did you know there is a Scandinavian custom that feeding the birds on New Year’s Day will bring you luck the rest of the year? Another nature lover sent me this video some time ago – it is about an … Continue reading

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Walk for the Wild

I saw this 5K event advertised on one of the park sites I follow on Twitter. After signing up, I gleaned a few factoids which I’m going to pepper throughout this post, like this one: did you know there is … Continue reading

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Escape to Elizabeth Park.

I was ready to escape somewhere … anywhere … just to leave the confines of the house where I had been battling an army of little black ants for weeks. It was discouraging to see them popping up everywhere, including … Continue reading

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Winter Brrrds!

I won’t kid you … to plagiarize a familiar Christmas song, the weather outside is (and has been) frightful. Do I blame this on the Groundhog, who boldly declared there would be six more weeks of Winter, or, do I … Continue reading

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