Monthly Archives: August 2012

Over Hill, Over Dale, to the Wood River we go

One evening early last week while Gep was still in California, Kat and I loaded the girls (the doggy girls) into the car and headed over hill and dale to the Wood River Day Use area. At the end of … Continue reading

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Time for the Kids to Leave

No, not my kids – they could stay much longer if they wished. But mom and dad swallow think it’s time for their kids to fly out into the big world. The nest box opening usually has one of the … Continue reading

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Weeklly Photo Challenge: Wrong

This week’s Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge is for a photo showing “wrong”. Here’s my entry – daughter beating mother in Words with Friends is just wrong!

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Getting to be Big Birds Now

We think our kids grow fast, but birds, they really do grow fast. Here’s a video taken today:

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Can we Just Cancel This Election?

I’m sitting on my “magic” deck, the one Kat calls paradise, enjoying the quiet with only my big girls near me, the birds flitting about, twittering, stopping for a bite for two, taking a quick bath in the birdbath or … Continue reading

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Why Do They Do That?

When my idle mind has nothing important to think about, it comes up with those “I don’t get it” questions. Things like: It was only July, but yet the stores were displaying fall decorations. Now I’d decided what I want … Continue reading

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Baby Birds Times Three

Today I have three videos of the babies – two are about 30 seconds each, the third is about a minute long. The first, Grooming Starts Early, is here Video 1 The second, Dad Feeds and Leaves, is here Video … Continue reading

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Something for Flower Lovers, Something for Wine Lovers

The girls and I walked about the yard the other morning, just to see what we could see. What we could see were a few new blooms, which I’d like to share with you. Along with these photos, I found … Continue reading

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Persistence Pays Off

She thought she could defeat me. She was wrong. This look says “you again?!”. Hmmm. Should I run? How should I handle this intruder?</ I know. If I don’t look at her she won’t be there. In fairness, the grumpy … Continue reading

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My Specialty – Random Thoughts

I sit here in the quiet, the rest of the household sleeping. Gep has headed off to visit some friends and photograph a surfing competition and another event, covering the length of California during the week coming. In his absence, … Continue reading

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