Each species is a masterpiece, a creation assembled with extreme care and genius. ~E. O. Wilson Last Sunday was a day like no other. I was picking tomatoes in the garden before I left for Peanut's birthday party when I looked down and saw a hummingbird on the ground. Hummingbirds in my yard are a … Continue reading 36 hours of pure wonder
texture by Kim Klassen: elevate 100% soft light It is written on the arched sky; it looks out from every star. It is the poetry of Nature; it is that which uplifts the spirit within us. ~John Ruskin Finally! Finally, there are hummers at my feeders. I think they're migrating southward because they know what's … Continue reading Star quality
Look who is back! MIA for most of the summer, I've noticed a significant increase in activity at the feeders this past week. In fact, sometimes it looks like a friggin' hummer convention! Or a hummer war....because all they seem to want to do is dive bomb each other. The temps have cooled a bit … Continue reading My Missing In Action hummers have returned!
I've been a bit obsessed with hummers this year. I've always found them fascinating and shared some thoughts on living like a hummer with you all earlier. This week I spied what I thought was an olive-green-colored mama hummer darting around the yard. Grabbing my zoom lens, I planted myself by the feeder in hopes … Continue reading Project 64: Olive Green