Category Archives: Animals

In the spring…

In the spring a young man’s swan’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love. Last week I saw a single swan standing on the ice doing the neck stretch and retract. It must be spring!

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Happy New Year!

Wishing you lots of these in the new year!

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Merry holiday!

Please watch with ūüē™ūüē™ūüē™ #dog¬† #instadog #bordercollie #performer #cute #funny #dogtrick¬† #gay #sydney #gaysydney¬† #hollyandace A post shared by Holly & Ace with Dai (@positivedogcare) on Nov 17, 2016 at 7:04pm PST Christmas goggie!¬† ¬†More Christmas goggies!

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Just in case you need something cute…

found here

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He came back!

We so seldom see pileated woodpeckers here that I feel compelled to document each occurrence. Last one was in November, 2014. As the observant of you may guess, the above photo was not taken last week; it was in early … Continue reading

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Go ahead, fool. I dare you.

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County fair!

Our county fair was a couple weekends ago. Perfect weather, hot but not ungodly so, low humidity, no rain (except when we were setting up, but we were inside the 20’x20′ tent so the rain didn’t bother much). I worked … Continue reading

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The bear cam at the Brooks River in Alaska is on again. This particular bear should perhaps move 20 feet to its left, where I saw LOTS more¬†fish jumping up the falls. Another bear cam, this one lower on the … Continue reading

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Gratuitous photo of healthy, living cat.

Pictured cat was NOT healthy a couple weeks ago. He came home one morning and vomited on and off all day. After a¬†second vomitous day we took him to the vet*, where they did tests and kept him hydrated. He … Continue reading

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Gratuitous photo of a song sparrow on the thistle feeder…

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