Monthly Archives: September 2014

Beautiful Bird

The golden pheasant or Chinese pheasant, (Chrysolophus pictus) is a gamebird of the order Galliformes (gallinaceous birds) and the family Phasianidae (pheasants). It is native to forests in mountainous areas of western China, but feral populations have been established in … Continue reading

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But what if I’m already black and white?

Two denizens of the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium that are already black and white…so are they now monochromier? Actually the zebras were a bit on the darkish brown and white but for the sake of Monochrome Monday we shall leave … Continue reading

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“Push off mate! I was here first!” “Who died and made you leader of the flock?” “Yeah! Who made you the leader!” “Nobody asked you for your two cents worth, Pinky!” “Oh no you did not say that!” FLAMINGO FIGHT!!!  … Continue reading

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I made a promise – Please help me keep it

As some of you may or may not know I am a grandmother, abuelita, nana to Frick and Frack, aka Trey and Makayla.  They love the fact that we send them toys, tee shirts from wherever we’ve traveled, and as … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Time

In just a few days it will be October; where did September go?  Pumpkins and all things made with pumpkin are already popping up at shops so if you are a fan then you are quite ready to indulge.  Lately … Continue reading

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With a chick chick here and a chick chick there…

In Key West, Florida they are feral, protected, and all over the place!  They are the descendants of the Cubalaya and domestic chickens.  The Cubalaya chicken started out as some varieties of Filipino fowls from Spain who were cross bred … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday with the Doctor

If you don’t know by now I shall let you know that I am such a sci-fi nerdy girl and a major Whovian!  Since this post from 2011 I have met (and have the photos to prove it) Captain Jack … Continue reading

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