Monthly Archives: June 2015

Squirrels collect nesting materials

I have some old U-Haul blankets for the dogs to sleep on. The squirrels like this material for their nests. they will work at it until they have a mouth full and then they will bring it back to their … Continue reading

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Two large black bears visiting

 Two large black bears visiting at 9:20 PM, this one was standing up on two legs eating berries before I got my camera.  After some yelling and clapping my hands they turned slowly around,  and walked out the driveway. Just … Continue reading

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Squirrels and hummingbirds

 a happy squirrel, one of many, sorting out the leftover sunflower seeds under a bird feeders  they like playing on the roof, but an easy target for owls and hawks.  busy time for the hummingbirds

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birds and bees – and a butterfly makes my day !

  a butterfly can make my day  Hummingbirds are now feeding until after dark  Six feeders like this must be refilled twice a day  nothing nicer than sitting outside in the evening and they are flying all around you, not … Continue reading

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My friend Kaare knows a lot of words ……..

OBSCURE WORD STORIES By Kaare Askildt My English language research found these rather obscure words, and the stories just followed. The words are all real and they are listed in various English dictionaries: The accused was acting erinaceous (like a hedgehog), … Continue reading

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Animal pictures this week

Animal pictures this week from The Telegraph, UK

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Hummingbirds

Busy time for hummingbirds. The young ones are now feeding, and they sit down and rest, in between, all day long, morning to night.

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