Monthly Archives: November 2013

The Cute One is My Grandchild

Fun stuff, touring the LA Arboretum

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I’m Wingin’ in the Rain, Just Wingin’ in the Rain . . .

Notice the raindrops on his cute wee head! ūüôā

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Unexpected–Desert Rain

We are going on day 3 of beautiful rain in the desert.  Fun!

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Mystery Hawk is Definitely a Cooper’s

He came back; but when I went out, he went to the neighbor’s fence, not making for good full body pictures.¬†¬† But he did pose for a few head shots. He must be an immature Cooper’s¬†to be more tentative with … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Unexpected

We have a lot of hummingbirds gracing our feeders, but this little guy was an unexpected visitor.¬† We have never had a Costa here before–at least, not that I have observed.¬† He is quite fancy with a a lavender gorget … Continue reading

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In the morning when I rise . . .

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We Have a Baby!!!

When I visited the Orchid Estates in Santa Barbara last summer, I wanted to get a different kind of orchid than all my others, so I chose a angraecum¬†didieri, which is an epiphyte.¬† (Impressed yet?)¬† It is mounted on a … Continue reading

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Mystery Hawk?

We are used to seeing Coopers, but this guy is new.¬† He is the biggest hawk to come to the yard, and because he is so red, I thought he was a red-tailed hawk.¬† But he has the banded tail … Continue reading

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Roses and Raptors

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Thought for the Day: RUNNNNNN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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