Taking the Leap

I heard a commotion through my open window one early afternoon.  It wasn't the normal noises ducks and ducklings make, but more of an urgent quacking.  I heard that once before when a mama duck squawked boisterously when a red fox threatened her young ones from the side of the canal. This day when I [...]

Taking the Leap 2018-08-04T18:21:58+00:00

Dealing With the Crap

     April in Pennsylvania proves to be tumultuous.  Spring's been here for two weeks but winter holds on tight. This year (2017-18) winter has provided many opportunities for pictures of gorgeous snow scenes.  But as the calendar moves forward, I feel April showers should be rain, not snow.  This day, there was snow in [...]

Dealing With the Crap 2018-04-05T06:24:58+00:00

The Day After…

It's the day after a mid-February snowstorm. Yesterday's grey skies, freezing temperatures and heavy snow has transformed into a gorgeous Sunday morning. The sun shines...the winds have calmed.  The snow that landed on the bark and limbs of the trees remain in this picture, but only until the sun warmed the temperatures enough so the [...]

The Day After… 2018-02-18T13:42:16+00:00

Be neighborly

     After nearly a month of no activity at my new bird feeders, I finally saw some.  It's not exactly what I anticipated but I guess even the squirrels need to eat on a cold, snowy winter's day. This little guy (or gal) has been setting off my alarm on the steps all summer, [...]

Be neighborly 2018-02-07T14:59:58+00:00