Category Archives: life

No Travel Posts This Week

Hopefully by next week I should be back to posting about our travels on the Blue Ridge Parkway and two other national parks. But this week I am in my happy Nana zone with a certain six year old artist. … Continue reading

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Having Withdrawn

As you may or may not have noticed, I haven’t been around for quite some time. There are a lot of reasons for that…quite a lot! It all comes down to I have had to let some things go/stop in … Continue reading

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Down and sorta out…

Yet again, Billy’s adventures through Scotland have to be put on hold. To be honest, blogging and a lot of time on the computer has to be put on hold until further notice. I will explain why as briefly as … Continue reading

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Another tale of Ice and Snow…and Ducks

We braved the cold, snow and ice (I had to put hand warmers into my gloves to be functional) and went out in search of cold birdies. We found the floofy things trying to keep warm themselves. This photo is … Continue reading

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Not feeling it at the moment…

While things seem to be getting a bit better in terms of the state of the world vs. the virus/viruses, the long term effects of living under its cloud has gotten to all of us in one way or another; … Continue reading

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View from the 12th floor

I’ve just returned from my first trip back to my hometown and my family (and on an airplane) since October of 2019. It was a much needed and welcomed visit but also a bit strange. I had lost my packing … Continue reading

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Duck, Duck, Goose

Since starting bird photography in earnest when the world was in lock down, I’ve developed a new photography skill set. Let me rephrase that, I am continuously working on improving my bird photography skills. That’s a bit more accurate… The … Continue reading

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On this day…

In 2012 I made my entry into the world of blogging here on WordPress. So much has changed since then in blogging, the way one can blog, my photography and those who I’ve gotten to know through this medium. Some … Continue reading

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Celebrated and then…

Last weekend my intent was to celebrate another year around the sun for the entire weekend. Things started out well as you can see from the image here; balloons, smiles, dressing up (I’d almost forgotten how to wear heels) and … Continue reading

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Laid Back

This squirrel – definitely not me right now! First let me explain the squirrel. We were up by Lake Erie attending our very first Warbler Migration event in mid May (do I have lots of photos to share as soon … Continue reading

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