Smoke rises

This morning I decided to head out to our wetlands area. On Wednesday they did a controlled burn, generally an annual event in the spring. Last year they did not do the burn due to extreme drought. Instead they dug out areas of the reeds and grasses. It was quite messy, and I’m not sure…

Peaceful state of mind

“Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.” ~ Norman Vincent Peale

Eat That Frog!

To some, it may be a self help book on procrastination. To this Black-crowned Night-Heron, it’s breakfast 😊 With some patience, on both my part and the heron’s, together we were able to see this through to the final act. Well worth the wait. 🐸🐸🐸🐸🐸🐸🐸🐸 Happy Bird!

Nature: the best remedy

“The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be.” ~ Anne Frank Snowy Egret snacking in the little creek at the wetlands

Bird Weekly- Photo Challenge -Brown feathered friends

Lisa challenges us this week on her post here, looking for birds with brown feathers. Here is another newly discovered bird for me, this cute little Ruddy Duck! The colorful one would be the male, and the pretty brown one would be his little female friend. 🀎🀎🀎🀎🀎🀎🀎 This sweet little bird below is a White-crowned…