Tag Archives: birds

Turkey Trot

I was working quietly in my office yesterday afternoon when my husband shouted at me to look out the window. It seems we had some visitors. A whole rafter of them! They didn’t stay long, but we enjoyed watching their … Continue reading

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Quoth the Robin

Once upon a morning eerie, while we slept still weak and weary, Under covers, asleep, the silence unbroken by even a snore, While we lay there, clearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping, As of some one loudly rapping, rapping … Continue reading

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Strikerious!

Listening to the mourning doves singing in the rain this evening made me think of that famous song by Prince, “When Doves Cry.” As I mentally replayed the song in my head, I paused at this line from the lyrics: … Continue reading

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Blue-Footed Reading

I will miss Gal├ípagos. It was a nice-looking book. It had a blue cover featuring a pair of blue-footed boobies. Inside, there was a page with a picture of an iguana. A previous reader had colored it in prettily using … Continue reading

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Avian Antics

A bird got into our attic yesterday. He flew around in a tizzy, battered the hanging light, and probably pooped on the floor, but he was polite enough to know when to leave. The window was opened for him and … Continue reading

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Some Choice!

I looked on-line to see when and where I should line up to vote for my favorite Democratic candidate. Good thing I hadn’t already put on my shoes. Rhode Island doesn’t vote until March! People say that February’s Super Tuesday … Continue reading

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The Story Behind the Name

I had originally planned to call this blog by a different name, but the domain name I wanted was already taken. It wasn’t a surprise, but it was a letdown. I was feeling sort of blue, and I was thinking … Continue reading

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Random Images

A trio of sleeping ducks, each one with its head tucked behind a wing. They are perched on submerged branches. From a distance, they appear to be standing on top of the water. A girl dances and skips her way … Continue reading

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Catching Up

It’s time to catch you up on my reading. Crouching Buzzard, Leaping Loon: A Meg Langslow Mystery by Donna Andrews Grade: B I was drawn to this author by her cute titles, many of which feature birds, and I bought … Continue reading

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An Afternoon Walk

Images from an afternoon walk— Sections of the canal covered with floating autumn leaves. Zigzagging trails of clear water marking the passage of ducks. A capped jug bobbing cheerfully in the river. What’s in the jug? Moonshine, maybe. Or maple … Continue reading

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