Morning bells

I never know what new surprises I might find on my morning walks! Today it was these bright red-orange flowers, looking a bit like small bells. They were growing in the shallow water along the edge of Lake Natoma, among the tall grasses and reeds. Wading in the water might have given me a better perspective, but I wasn’t up […]

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Happy Hummers

I’m still within my first year of hanging out a hummingbird feeder, and I’m slowly learning┬áthe ins and outs. My first feeder was beautiful to look at — but I found┬áthe sugar water dripped continually onto the ground and left nothing for any birds that happened by. After eventually replacing it with something less spectacular, I’ve begun to have more […]

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