Monthly Archives: May 2014

if I am quiet …

and I sit without movement, there is so much of the natural world all around me.  The mother robin has been giving everyone hell for days.  I assumed she’d built her nest in the old apple tree.  I forgot that … Continue reading

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the long weekend

We will put up the Memorial Day flags and buntings.  We will visit dad’s grave and bring flowers and a flag.  We will eat strawberry-rhubarb pie and too many steamed clams.  We will get the planters ready and weed in … Continue reading

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spring tiptoes in

Did I tell you about the recent glorious Saturday afternoon when THREE rosy breasted grosbeaks visited my feeders all afternoon?  I had never seen one and had to run to the Peterson guide to identify!  They are such spectacular looking … Continue reading

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is she moving again?

Well, I admit temporary defeat.  But I DID find someone here at the college who feels that he can help me find my way through the woods.  Unfortunately, he’s booked, Brilliant people are almost always hard to pin down!  I … Continue reading

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