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5/16/15 3:50 P

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red breasted sapsucker

rufous humming bird

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American Crow

future frogs


Bear food








a good way to begin the weekend










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5/16/15 10:44 A

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I do take time to enjoy Life sometimes

Deliver came - delivery came around 8:30 ish we were just finishing breakfast. So all my stress and anxiety was not needed... But I will make sure I stock pile enough food to the future to cover delivery days. Last year we had nothing but issues with them coming late in the afternoon many times, I was told this issue was solve... Sales people are liars.

Today if it is not raining the plan is to rest,do some easy hiking and or do some cycling, keep an eye open for any bears wandering along the road and hopefully see some birds and get a picture of these. Most importantly not to be ran over by any crazy speeding intoxicated car drivers.
Long weekend is here... Hurray.. Pay day was yesterday, I am off for three whole days. I usually fill theses days up with activities - but so far I have no plans other than the above mentioned



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Supposed to be hot here in VA but cloudy where I am in the Southside. I hope everyone has a safe and Happy Easter! emoticon

Taking a deep breath......

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is cold again only in the 30's and windy no snow so that's good

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it's mid 40 s here in Virginia and we have a 10 mile wind so it feels cold. good weather to transferplants in the flower bedsf

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great picts thank you for sharing.

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3/22/15 11:42 A

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stellar Jay
Do you have any more peanuts?

walking I go





Salmon berry blossom

Bears will be eating well

ah Spring


How do you like these blooms ?


for most this is a sure sign of Spring

come on let's get moving - you take too many pictures ..

northern Flicker came back today

I really do need to cut my lawn








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3/20/15 8:41 P

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The birds I think are thankful for my food that I provide on these wet - wet days

Northern Flicker

House Finch

Stellar Jay

Song Sparrow

Black capped Chickade

Dark eyed Junco

House Finch

There about ten days before I leave on our vacation.... And return to move back to our place of employment after a six month rest. I am going to miss my daily visitors.. I wonder what birds I will see around camp?

Today is a very wet day .. But I still got out with the Dalhouise








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i put the two cups of rice and a cup or cole slaw in the microwave dishand added the adobe rubbed pork chops; the rice cooks up and around the chops and it is very good. cooked for 35 minutes on 70% power in a 1000 watt microwave....really easy to fix all in onedish

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3/14/15 12:31 A

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Made time ths day to take the car into the service center for its spring semi annual maintence and winter tires removal.. Shopping for the supplies to cook Mac and cheese for fifty people at church Sunday and to go for a two and half hour bike ride and a visit with Mom. I guess it was a successful day... I even BBQ supper for Noni and I. I did some birding while riding our bikes and came across this unknown duck.. It looks like a Mallard hybrid cross with either a Green wing Teal or Wigeon..


supper BBQ

almost got stopped

spring is here

must not forget winter



come on

Dalhouise next week goes to the groomers




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3/10/15 11:08 A

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Love the pictures. Were are you from? We have not got a lot of flowers in bloom yet. We do have some daffodils and crocus but nothing else much,

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3/9/15 7:30 P

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So I bought the bike rack but so far it remains inside my car. But that is ok because I did go for a hour walk with the Dalhouise and then this afternoon went biking riding with my wife for two hours. Man there is a lot of up hills compared to the down hills.
In the sun it was very warm - but the shaded areas sure were cooler.. Should I wear my jacket or not... One moment I was too hot then I was chilled to the core. For awhile I took off my outer heavy jacket and tried to pedal to keep warm but that wind.
Oh that wind howled in my ears... Litteraly howling so loud .. and cold on my chest and stomach.. So back on went my jacket - and it felt so warm and cozy.












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I am full of energy now that I am off some medicine. I am up from the time my feet hit the floor to the time I go to bed. I even have the energy to do workouts. Am really loving it.

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I like naps - shorter ones would be better as I don't want to waste my days sleeping. Pain.. I know alittle about this too - I was involved in a head on car collision going back now almost ten years - I survived.... I healed above and beyond expectations thanks to the grace and mercy of God... But I do have pins and rods inside my body that help keep me humble. And pains that are both related from the accident and the fact I am not getting any younger...
Time... Right now I am unemployed - that is changing in 45 days or so as I have been told the start up date of my seasonal employment is April 11 --- then I won't have time for the fun things anymore for six months. That is not fully true I make time to have fun even during the working season.... But I do live and breath my job. I love my job. I treat it as I am the owner and thus. Must be on top of all things related to running the kitchen with care - pride - responsibility and love. Just so you have an idea I am given two younger usually immature - poorly motivated helpers to be my helpers - ie dishwashers front of the house people.. my wife and I do all cooking to feed 180 people three meals a day and a snack. So what time is left is given over for Rest..
It takes six months to recover from this.....



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We had an ice storm move in yesterday, so no church for 3 weeks straight due to power outages and the weather. I got a lot done around the house. I was amazed at my yard, full of sparrows, flickers, blue jays, chickadees, cardinals. I don't think I have ever seen so many in my front yard at once.

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I wish I had time to sleep like that. The only time I have to nap is after I have had a muscle relaxer or pain pill. Then I sleep until I feel like getting up. Then most of the day is gone. I don't like it though. Most of the time, I have things that I want to get done and don't get them done because I slept so long. This is not fair. I have a life that I want to live and want to do it with less or no pain,

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So today is / was the first day of March.. It came in cold like 4 c and rose to 8 c and it was overcast. I will declare it coming in like a lion so it will end like a lamb...
Living where I do - on the west coast of main land BC this month will usher in Spring - we are always a month ahead of the eastern provinces.. I think...
Today after church and a short visit with Mom I came home and napped for two hours.. I must had been real tired.



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have you seen a snowy owl; I live to far south to see them

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Sorry I've been away for so long. Hubby was in a bad car wreck but at least he is still with us. I'll tell you the details later. Have been looking after him. He is getting more independent every day and for that I'm thankful. He even drove himself over to Fantastic Sam's to get a haircut today. I have been battling Fibromyalgia pain all week and today is the first time that I've felt decent all week.

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Yesterday I finally went to the George Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary in Delta BC. It was a fabulous day birding. The drive getting to it was not the most pleasant but all was forgotten in the joy of seeing so many birds, including three lifers.
I went hoping to see the Sandhill Crane, ( I did) but I also saw the Great Horned Owl and the Black crowned Heron.. Just amazing. My listed bird seen for the day ---- Trumpter Swans, American Coots, American Widgeons, Northern Pintails, Rock Doves, Euraisan Doves, Robins, Starlings, Canada Geese, Mallard Ducks, Spotted Towhees, Song Sparrows, Fox Sparrows, Black capped Chickadees, Red wing Blackbirds, Great Blue Heron, Northern Shovelers, Wood Ducks, Hooded Mergansers , Common Mergansers, Buffleheads, Golden crown Kinglets, Anna Hummingbirds, Cooper Hawk, Bald Eagles, and Greater and Lesser Scaups.
I think that includes my list of the day - like I said it was a fabulous day.




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How exciting! Love it when I find something I haven't seen or rarely see. Love your pictures, keep looking!

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2/26/15 7:36 P

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Can you believe it ? I seen the Great Grey Owl.
I loss sleep over the anticipation of getting up early to go hiking to find this bird.
My friend finally responded to the FB message I left him earlier in the day.. He phoned me and gave clear concise directions of where people are seeing this Owl. Read my blog for more information on the situation...
I am so pleased this is two new life birds for me in two days.
Yesterday it was the Horned Grebe and now today the Great Gray Owl

What will be next.....

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I have been enjoying the birds that come to my feeder faithfully every day. It would be nice to see more variety, but that is not probably going to happen. Thirty days give or take.. That is all that remains of my Condo living. April first we go on vacation to Mexico for a week. Then even a few days earlier than we first thought - we move to the summer cabin and begin working for the next six months.


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Sounds like a busy job.It must be exciting with all of those children trying to make them all happy on the same day ;)
We have 3 acres in NM . I seem to enjoy struggling with the environment to keep things neat and pretty out here. .I used to have a lot more feeders out then I do now .It has gotten so expensive to buy the seed. I put out several humming bird feeders over their season here. They were a full time job at our last house .
The sun is so strong here it is tricky to have a veggie garden.But I think I have it figured . Last year I had bunnies ,quail, and ground squirrel that really appreciated my efforts LOL Lets see how my plan goes this year emoticon


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The grass is growing longer each day in my flower pot. That is really all I can say for my gardening adventures right now. Living in a Condo six months out of the twelve and throw a two or three week vacation away in there too, during our winter - Gardening is not possible.
So you think I have the other six months of spring - summer - fall. In a normal reality that would be true. However I do not live in a normal reality at this point in time of my life. I am a chef at a children's camp - my wife and I run / manage / cook - bake - order - inventory --- just face it we do everything involving the production of feeding 180 or more mouths everyday for six months. I have no time to Garden. I barely have time to walk for enjoyment.
Bird watching is a little easier but not what I am doing now... I throw food out the kitchen door and I get a few coming for a treat. I have two hummingbird feeders at my cabin that entertains both my wife and I and our quest
This year I plan on placing more feeders both at the cabin and at the kitchen area so I have th opportunity to see birds not just hungry mouths



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I got another section of the front garden weeded today :) If it is nice I will be back at it tomorrow. LL I still have the labyrinth to do after this.. I love gardens and living in the middle of no where ...But it is a lot of work :) emoticon emoticon

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Good day - it is a sunny warm day with full spring like beauty happening all around me.
It is almost too good to be true. I am waiting for the hammer to fall. This is still mid February - March is coming.. March could be so long and miserable. I dread even thinking about it.
But for today. .... I gotta get outside and enjoy a warm sunny day.



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Hope you are feeling better. I t was really nice again yesterday. I was out pulling weeds. Thinking I will be back at it today :) emoticon emoticon

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I stayed in today it was 8 outside but the snow did melt some again today. I did not have a productive day . took a nap getting rid of this cold soon I hope

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THat sounds beautiful. I spent my day in side. We had a brisk north wind for most of the day. After I brought in fire wood I was done until I needed to go out to do daily chores. While inside I re-potted my seed starts for the garden .

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What a great day for a spring walk. Drove to West Vancouver then went walking along the Ambleside Seawall. Birds and Blooms is the word to describe the walk.




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I bought to squirrel feeders one time. I thought it would be nice for them...They chewed them up :( The squirrels we have here tunnel like gophers. They are awful.We have gophers too. I have mounds of dirt everywhere from there digging.The cats are really good for keeping them down. But the coyotes eat the cats :( It is a war zone. I do not want to get anymore cats .I get to attached to them even though they are "barn cats".


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I have to admit I do not like squirrels they keep digging up my flower bulbs and planting nuts that sprout

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LOL We used to sell a food additive at the pet store that was just cayenne pepper .People swear the squirrels do not like the heat. Birds are not bothered by it.I have never tried it. You just sprinkle the pepper on the seed

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My solution so far to the squirrel problem is to live on the third floor of a apartment.
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They are tricky little buggers for sure. We do not have them here.Instead we have ground squirrels that tear up the ground . :(Last year they trashed my garden !


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we bought a new feeder that is suppose to be squirrel proof we'll see

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Finally went to Wallmart and bought the Niger seed sock. Hung it and now I wait to see if any finches or Siskins come to feed.
And - last night we boiled some sugar and water.. This morning early I hung a hummingbird feeder. I think it is early... But last week I did have a lone hummingbird come and check out my sunflower feeder that is red. So if he came once he might still be around and I would be pleased to feed him.

While buying the sock ... I bought a couple of gifts for my wife .. Don't forget Valentine's Day




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I will have to check it out. I have never participated because I work week ends .

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I have been practicing bird counting getting ready; we bought a metal barn feeder that can be hung or posted. I bought extra food for the cold snap coming

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I saw that! I am so excited to participate this year, the first time in many years. I can't wait. Thanks Marty for posting this. Great reminder to all.

Taking a deep breath......

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It's Almost Bird Count Time!

The Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) begins this Friday, February 13! Count birds for just 15 minutes, or count all 96 hours until the end of Monday—just be sure to count!

The GBBC broke records in 2014—with more than 140,000 people from 135 countries counting more than 33 million birds. Help us achieve even bigger numbers this year!

Read the GBBC 2015 preview—including the latest on winter finch movements and international birding expectations—on our All About Birds blog. Then get ready to count later this week. Registration is free and easy. If you've counted in the GBBC since 2013 or if you participate in another Cornell Lab citizen-science project, you're already registered...just count and have fun!



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Hello Everyone ,

Hope you will all go and watch this youtube Christmas Song and pass it on : )

God Bless and Have a Wonderful Day !

Barbie

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51 Have mercy upon me, O God, according to thy lovingkindness: according unto the multitude of thy tender mercies blot out my transgressions.

2 Wash me throughly from mine iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin.


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We were looking when we were out in the hot tub but sure didn't see much .


Just Breathe
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Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I'll try again tomorrow.
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There's always a lot to be thankful for if you take time to look for it. For example, I am sitting here thinking how nice it is that wrinkles don't hurt.



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I missed it too

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12/15/14 9:16 A

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No, I missed it.....

Taking a deep breath......

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did anyone get to see the meteor shower last nigt

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we had really good weather in the 50s today


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Has been pretty cold here too. Need to get my feeders washed and get food in them. Also need to get my suet feeders replenished.

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I had a lot of activity too. Very windy and today is just cold. Little guys are doing what they can to get lots of energy.

Taking a deep breath......

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very blustery today mid 40's the birds were really eating a lot at the feeders

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was cooler here today than was yesterday and cloudy.

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70 here today it was nice to sit outside and enjoy the sun after two days of rain

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more rain for us today here in Lee Hall Virginia. Wishing all a blessed Thanksgiving.

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HAPPY THANKSGIVING !!!!

We had a beautiful day here yesterday in WV , sunny and 70 degrees . But today it is cloudy to partly sunny and 50 degrees . Tomorrow we are suppose to get our first snow of the season 3-5 inches possible . So I made sure to fill up my bird feeder in the front yard yesterday and will fill the backyard feeder today . So my little birdies have something to eat too : ) I have fed them all spring , summer and fall and I enjoy watching them all so very much !
I have had bluejays , nuthatches , titmouse , dark-eyed juncos , downy woodpeckers , and I believe yellow finch . and occasionally a pilated woodpecker makes it way though every day , but not at my feeder . I need to get them some suet . I am sure there are others I have not mentioned too .

Well sorry I stayed away so long ... but just know I am trying to make it back on here more regularly now . But with the holidays now it might be a little hectic but I will do my best !

Got to get back to working hard to get this weight off so that feel better and not be so hard on my hiatal hernia : ( which has been giving me a good bit of trouble the past two weeks .

Once again everyone have a Happy Thanksgiving !
and as always ..... God Bless
Barbie

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2 Wash me throughly from mine iniquity, and cleanse me from my sin.


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It has turned cool here and the birds are starting to head south for the winter.

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Hummingbirds flew south last month. :( Won't see them again until May. Geese and other birds flying south too.

Jeremiah 29:11,13 For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope. ...and you will seek Me and find Me, when you search for Me with all your heart.
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Nice and warm today. Some of the leaves are changing color but a little early for some.

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Beautiful fall day here today its Sunny and in the 80's almost better then the summer weather we almost had ....the colors are awesome here in my maple woods! Have a Great weekend!!
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Went to a workshop on trees (planting and problems) today. It only lasted 5 hours but I learned a lot of new information and techniques.

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Going camping this weekend. Hope to see some neat birds.

Gail

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Don't make excuses, make changes.

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It is quite messy outside today. Just a few birds singing earlier today.

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Beautiful day here in KC. Saw a Carolina Wren in our backyard. Very much a treat as we don't see them often.

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9/21/14 12:49 P

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Going to be a nice day here as well. It is nice and sunny here today.

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Hello. Cloudy but not too hot here. Re-filled all the bird feeders today and boy were the birds happy happy happy.

Gail

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Don't make excuses, make changes.

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we are warm and sunny no flooding here

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Good morning everybody. The sun is shining today and I am glad to see it. Nothing major planned for today.

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Wow I sure don't envy you. My surgery set me back a bit but working on a bit everyday

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Good morning. I am finally back after having back surgery for the third time.

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Good Morning ,

My name is Barbie l have lived in the country my whole life and still do : )
I am new to bird watching and been taking pictures of some I am lucky enough to come in contact with .
I am glad that I ran acrossed this team !
I recently came in contact with a bird I can not identify , hope you all can help me . Some have told me it is a red headed wood pecker . But that I know for a fact is not what this bird is .

I am going to post a picture of it now for you all to help me identify it . Oh I love in WV IF that helps.

Well getting ready to head out to Sunday School and Church Service ..... So I check back with you later



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Don't cross the pollinators: Starting July 1, they're protected by law! Gov. Mark Dayton & legislators enacted 2 laws this spring unique among the 50 states. The first prohibits labeling plants as beneficial to pollinators — such as bees, ants & bats, if those plants have been treated with & have a detectable level of pesticide that is lethal to pollinators. MN is the first state with those types of laws! www.minnpost.com/politics-policy/201
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I'm taking Friday off so I'm having a 4 day weekend. Going camping. (Cabins, not tents) but cooking out over a campfire. Haven't done that in a long time. kim

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It is nice and sunny here today with the high only supposed to get to 80 degrees. I saw an eagle on top of the old cotton gin down by the house this morning. It was so pretty.

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poured concrete into cylinders for footings yesterday... today it is raining...so very glad we did them yesterday

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Went to Ithaca for the weekend and saw a new to me bird. It was only a tree sparrow but so gorgeous up close. Irradescent green on the head and shoulders. It was in a nesting box but flew out when we walked by and would not go back until we were on the other side of a pond. pretty.
Also saw the local bald eagle on the way back from shopping. Gorgeous in flight. A smaller one, must have been the male. kim

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bluebirds, wrens and cardinals are back nesting in our trees

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Warmer than its been in a long time but supposed to rain today and tomorrow. Time to walk the dog. kim

It's not what you do once in a while; it's what you do day in and day out that makes the difference. Jenny Craig


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we had snow flurries yesterday but nothing stayed

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it will be warm enough to garden and clear beds today
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