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Leaves And More Leaves

It’s been a little chilly these past few days as we venture out on our walk. Hoods are now up to brace against the 43 degrees, stop it…that feels cold to us. Let me remind you, it’s the butt crack of dawn!! As we walk side by side on to the campus, I’m on the…

Butterflies are Free

In the 1972 film Butterflies Are free, Goldie Hawn falls in love with the New Star of the Year, Edward Albert, son of actor Eddie Albert. It’s been so long since I’ve watched this movie. In looking back at the handsome Edward playing a blind man as he serenaded the adorable Goldie with his guitar,…

It Started with a Scrub Jay

Have you ever started a habit that morphs into more than you expected? Such is the case of my wild birds. They have become a part of my morning ritual. It started many years ago with peanuts for the beautiful noisy scrub jays, not to be confused with blue jays. I swear they heard me…

Ever Held a Hummingbird?

What is it about hummingbirds that get our attention? Is it that unique buzzing sound, known as a “wing whistle?” Or is it the magnificent color on their throat or back? Maybe it is how fast they fly as the dance with their other hummingbird friends. Whatever it is, they do fascinate me. I remember…

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