stories — nature

{this moment}

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{this moment} a photo~an extraordinary moment~no words~pause~savor~remember... another thoughtful idea from soulemama

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loving spring here

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~sunshine and happiness

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field trip to find pond life

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great day at the pond we began at deep basin sunfish in this circular spot trying to lay eggs. the kids took the nets and pulled in some muck from the pond to see what living things they could find searching for the living releasing back to the pond snapping turtle rescued crossing the road from laying her eggs recently released luna moth hiding in this beautiful fern hiked from deep pond to ~sunshine and happiness

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thistle-the magnolia warbler

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i've been away from blogging a bit trying to catch up with house projects and my family. i have so many things stored up and in process to share very soon. my hope today was to share a very exciting rescue story of our new friend thistle. we originally thought that thistle was a female goldfinch because we were having trouble finding any other information. my neighbor who seems to know all the birds in our region found this info on line and it is most definitely a magnolia warbler. thanks jill. yesterday my husband and daughter were sitting in...

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spring thunderstorm

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i love a spring thunderstorm and we really need the rain here. the poison ivy i planned to attack today shall live to grow another day. raindrops and jumping puddles Sent from my iPhone

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