Monthly Archives: October 2011

At that distance, in that amount of light…

This morning, while I was off running in the dark, I became very glad that I take the same route almost every morning.  For some reason it seemed like a darker morning than normal.  That could have been because my … Continue reading

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Spa day

The other day after one of the rains, I was pulling into my driveway.  There, in the middle of a big puddle were two birds.  A Mourning Dove and a Brown Thrasher were just sitting in the middle of the … Continue reading

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Leave me alone, the sequel

How appropriate that I just posted about alarm calls! I just had an exciting encounter on my own back deck.   The weather is so fantastic today that I was sitting outside doing some reading.  As I sat there, I … Continue reading

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Leave me alone

I went out for a run yesterday afternoon.  The combination of the cool weather and the late afternoon sun made it a really pleasant day to be outside and gave me the chance to see a lot more activity than … Continue reading

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Somebody’s in a hurry

We’re getting to that time of year.  The leaves on some of the maple trees around here are just beginning to turn.  The temperatures have been a bit cooler and more pleasant (and I really hope they continue in this … Continue reading

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Stop it. You’re making me hungry.

Yesterday, I was walking down Selwyn and came to a stop in the middle of the sidewalk.  There, down someone’s gravel driveway, was a Cooper’s Hawk staring at me and eating something that it had pinned under its talons.  I … Continue reading

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