The Bats

When the birds have gone home to rest their heads, there’s others to take their place. The bat comes swooping, in the dusk-laden sky, so we can see his fox-like face.

Hummingbird Don’t Fly Away!

I am saddened today because I learnt that Jimmy Seals passed away yesterday. I believe that his soul is happy with his loved ones who are already there. Thank you for everything, Mr. Seals!

Buttercups and Daisies

Buttercups and daisies, as far as the eye can see. That is what I saw this morning…what June brought to me.

My Friend Flicker

The northern flicker is one of my very favourite birds. I love his elaborate attire. His brown striped jacket; his speckled waistcoat and pants; his black cravat. In his other life, perhaps he was the ringleader of a circus; directing the lions and bears and flaming hoops. But for now, he is vigorously plucking antsContinue reading “My Friend Flicker”

The Goose Family

Is there anything more precious to see early in the morning, than a mother and father Canadian goose and their numerous children between them, strolling down the street?


Your exuberant beauty proclaims the spring. Every year we are awestruck at your magnificence. When we adore you so much, why leave so soon?

A Tribute to Yellow

In the early morning, to brighten up the drive, the American goldfinch ascended playfully from a cheerful carpet of dandelions; instantly adding colour and joy to my day.

Blossoms, Blossoms, Blossoms!

All the leaves are on the trees and the magnolia is in bloom. Everywhere there are blossoms and spring is finally here in all her burgeoning glory.


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