Tag Archives: backyard habitat

Gone to the Birds

I love my backyard habitat. Sometimes, like today, it is especially delightful. My youngest daughter and I were lucky to be able to watch the birds frolicking in the branches of the burning bushes and around the deck. When I … Continue reading

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Serenade

I stepped out onto the deck to a lovely cardinal serenade. I wish I could have captured his song along with this image. I love my backyard.

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Backyard Visitors

This morning, I spotted a swallowtail in the butterfly bush. While I was watching it, I noticed this beautiful hummingbird moth as well. I love the transparent “cutouts” in the center of its wings.

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Snowy Visitor

I never see them in the wintertime, but they’re here. The wind has been sculpting the snow in the backyard wildflower garden.

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Make Way for Ducklings

This morning there was a baby duck in the middle of the street when I came home from driving kiddo to school. I had to park and get out of the car and shoo it over onto the side of … Continue reading

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Color Me Black and White

Started Picture Black and White, the latest in Tracey Clark’s picture series, at Big Picture Classes today. Spent the day looking for lines. There’s still plenty of color around here, too. Every morning the wildflower garden in my backyard bursts … Continue reading

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