Common Sense

Watching the common grackle bathe on a hot day reminded me of a magical time and the other common things I’ve left behind in Ohio–lightning bugs, summer rain, and best friends. #birding #common The common grackle.  I didn’t really notice them when I was young. This is most likely because they were just that, “common.”…

Hangin’ There

Hangin’ There. Flip that 1970s attitude.  Forget the “Hang in There” of kitten days.  Grab your inner dragon(fly) and start “hangin."  #attitude #grablife Flip that 1970s attitude.  Forget the “Hang in There” of kitten days.  Grab your inner dragon(fly) and start “hangin.” View On WordPress

Good as Gold

Good as Gold: Little bits of sunshine flitting and fussing about the garden, engulfing the feeders to gobble up sunflower seeds, pausing at the brook to lap droplets of water on the hot summer afternoon.  #birding American Goldfinches: Little bits of sunshine flitting and fussing about the garden, engulfing the feeders to gobble up sunflower…

It’s all There in Black and White

It’s all There in Black and White The botanical garden’s parking lot was full; a gaggle of teenagers jumped from a limo to pose for quinceanera photos, and a herd of millennials wandered around staring at phones as part of a scavenger hunt. Not the day to relax and enjoy the gardens. So we decided to…

Wings

Sometimes it isn’t enough to stop and smell the flowers. Sometimes they need to be tasted. These fellows do it right. #flylikeabutterfly Sometimes it isn’t enough to stop and smell the flowers. Sometimes they need to be tasted. These fellows do it right. #flylikeabutterfly View On WordPress