A Glimpse of Life from My Kitchen Window.

This past weekend I took part in the Great Backyard Bird Count. This is a world wide effort with thousands of people watching, identifying, counting, and reporting the birds they see. The final count is as follows: Species observed 6236 Completed checklists 302,400 World regions 253 Canada came in second place with 262 species observed…

Winter Stills!

“How many lessons of faith and beauty we should lose, if there were no winter in our year!” — Thomas Wentworth Higginson The swans of the summer are long gone and the small lake is frozen. The pasture that had cows is deserted, the grass covered in snow. Clouds skim over the frozen landscape. The horses all…