Monthly Archives: August 2020

Nine years ago….

I stepped into the internet with this blog.  Since then the world of communicating online has change so much.  For one, more and more of it is being done via mobile phones what with Instagram and TikTok and who knows … Continue reading

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For life

We were out looking to find not the elusive male wood duck but this time eagles and ospreys… oh heck!  Let’s be honest here, we were looking to find any birds we could to photograph and if they happened to … Continue reading

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All the single duckies

Today I found out why I’ve been seeing male and female ducks separate from one another.  Mating and baby duck season is over and it’s back to their own lives.  Ducks do not mate for life, instead they seasonally bond. … Continue reading

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We have…

More ducks!  Not wood ducks though; till searching for Mr. Wood Duck but today was ducky nonetheless.  While out looking for some other elusive birds (and we kind of hit the jackpot with a couple; will share later) we stopped … Continue reading

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We have the ducks!

Wood ducks that is.  But alas, not the splendidly plumed male duck.  This was a group of young females so I can now say I have sorta kinda photographed wood ducks – finally!  I’ve been told by a couple of … Continue reading

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A hike to remember

The best laid plans of mice and men, etc.  Well, that’s pretty much been 2020 for all of us.  We had plans to go hiking in more national parks but the ones we had penciled in for this year are … Continue reading

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What’s been going on…

And I don’t mean in the world (or perhaps I do) but more so what’s been going on around my end of the internet.  Watched a grandchild open her birthday gift on Zoom (on one hand that was sad but … Continue reading

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Monet(ish) Moment

Joys come from simple and natural thing: mists over meadows, sunlight on leaves, the path of the moon over water.   Sigurd F. Olson Teri📷    

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Misty Morning Hop

It was around 7 in the morning and we were driving off to hunt for the elusive wood duck! But on the way there we passed a stretch of land where the morning mist was floating above the wet grass. … Continue reading

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Waning Moon – Blue Sky

While out on an early morning hike in search of wood ducks, I paused to look up to find where the loud chirping was coming from (not a wood duck by the way) and saw this… It was a beautiful … Continue reading

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