It may be spring, but in my neck of the woods, Mother Nature takes one springy step forward and then two frosty steps back. A crocus or two have emerged, but nothing much that’s green has appeared yet. In the swamp however, the migratory birds are back, and all of our bird population is …
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Sweet and Wild
A tribute to a sweet little wild bunny. When she was quite small, she managed not only to survive four curious cats, a trip through the kitty door (which seriously scraped the fur and skin off her back), a harrowing escape through the living room, then out the front door. Weeks later, she took up residence in our front …
Falling and Dancing
That’s what I’ve been doing-falling and dancing, dancing and falling. I’m painting with a fervent urgency. In the past month, I have worked through eight oil paintings. Four I’ve discarded, four are still in play. I’ll share with you what remains viable when I finish. The transition of seasons reflects my process, lately. I’m hoping …
Lively Yellow Warblers
These petite yellow birds dashed playfully about the swamp at such speed, that focusing my camera was much like a playing a video game. As you can see, I was unable to capture any sharp images, but thought I’d give you some idea of their delightful exuberance.
I See You
Our backyard cherry tree is a fruit eating bird delight site. Though the tree is full of cherries, the birds are fighting over the choicest, deepest red ones. Even the least successful still seem content to snatch up the nearly ripe fruit.
This lovely box turtle newly emerged from hibernation, crawled away from his winter home, still sleepy. A tiny painted turtle having a look around. A frog just up from the mud. Lots of mating activity. …
top photo credit T. Cartwright
Dancing, Reaching, Swaying
A dreamy downy.