Category Archives: Birds

9 Day Solo Winter Wonderland Adventure

The sun is rising over a very calm Lake Huron. Today begins, not only a new year, but a new adventure and challenge for me. For the next nine days I’m home solo. This is the longest I’ll have been … Continue reading

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It’s been an exciting day, kind of. Will you buy my book?

It’s been an exciting day, kind of. Will you buy my book? On my mile hike to work I got to see a sandhill crane and two white-tailed deer. During spring, this is an everyday occurrence. Even though yesterday was … Continue reading

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Spring in the Air

The weather has been unseasonably warm, much like the rest of the USA, except for Alaska. The temperatures here on Shelter Island have been in the 30s for much of the last four to five weeks and is teasing the … Continue reading

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#39 I Miss Winter

Friday, March 11, 2011 “Today’s the last day of winter. Say ‘Good bye.’” I told Hugh. Okay, I know that technically there were still a few more days to mark off the calendar before the solstice heralded the first official … Continue reading

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#12 Laundry Day, It Must Be Tuesday

Tuesday, June 15, 2010 Tuesdays seem to be laundry days. It seems that each Tuesday the hamper is full and the sun teases that it might come out. “Bye, Darling.” Hugh leans over the edge of the boat and kisses … Continue reading

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