Tag Archives: nature

What’s not to like about Autumn?

This trek to beautiful Elizabeth Park happened on November 6, 2021 and followed a rather meh trot around the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge earlier that morning. This island park is filled with hundreds of trees, Maples and Oaks mostly. … Continue reading

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Best foot forward on National Walking Day.  #Wordless Wednesday  #My abysmal 2022 stats: 234/1,256 mi; 377/2,022 km – UGH!

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Leaves were falling, temps were falling, but …

… no raindrops or snowflakes were falling, so happily I set out to glean some steps, amass a ton of photos and simply enjoy myself. It was a perfect Autumn day and I aimed to make the most of it. … Continue reading

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Swan sun salutation.  #Wordless Wednesday  #Wake up and greet the day!

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A tale of two seasons.

It’s Saturday afternoon and, while I write this post, still another wintry mix lingers, translating to a missed walk for me and capping off a rainy and unsettled week. I can hear some songbirds, likely Sparrows, tucked in a neat … Continue reading

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Spring cleaning, er … preening #Wordless Wednesday #Dunk, drip, pick, flap, fluff –n- go!

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Patience is a virtue.

Since I began my nature treks in conjunction with this blog, the beautiful Canvasback Duck has remained on my annual “Birdie Bucket List” but a sighting of one has thus far eluded me. These beautiful ducks, usually just referred to … Continue reading

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March Winds. #Wordless Wednesday #Back off Ms. Schaub, I’m NOT ready for my close-up!

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Birds of a Feather.

Hmm – do I dare churn out a few more posts on local waterfowl after two Mute Swan posts last week? Well, that is the plan until I FINALLY return to the remaining 2021 treks that were usurped by holiday … Continue reading

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Mute Swan (M011) Update.

Like many of you, I was interested in learning more about this banded Mute Swan M011, the subject of yesterday’s blog post. It was the first banded wild bird I’ve ever seen – talk about being at the right place … Continue reading

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