Peaceful in Mississippi
The Wonders of Blue Skies, Magpies and the Big Thaw
Grab a cup of coffee and I’ll walk you through a couple of happy hours I spent with my camera on Easter afternoon at the Tarryall Reservoir State Wildlife Area.
Hurry Up and Wait
We’re all waiting for the day when friends can once again be greeted with a bear hug.
More Birds Bring More Happiness, According to Science (Thank God, this is exactly what we need)
A pair of new studies show how birds improve our wellbeing, adding to a growing body of evidence that avians are an antidote to our despair.
Supporting Birds on National Bird Day with a Haiku and Pics, Imagining Their Plea
Living with the Dichotomy
A heron stopped by Gumbo Cove while I was there doing more cleanup from Hurricane Zeta.
When Doves Cry
A haiku inspired by mourning doves in the early morning at Gumbo Cove … were they sentries? Signposts? They seemed like they were anxiously awaiting something. Like us.
Now is a good time for listening, and learning.
I hear you. #BlackLivesMatter
Sit with Me and Watch the Birds in London’s St. James Park
We are all armchair travelers right now during the trials of COVID-19, and today I’m thinking of an afternoon stroll, a long conversation and the birds in St. James Park.
The Wary Pelican
Peacefulness and Pigeons in the Courtyard at the Museum of Edinburgh
On a solo visit to the wonderful Museum of Edinburgh, I spent some time in the courtyard and caught these pigeons courting.
Practicing mindfulness, I really looked at this bird house when I came upon it in a friend’s yard. What would it look like to a bird?
Bay St. Louis Shorebirds and Mindfulness
Seagulls and brown pelicans in Bay St. Louis give me a lesson in mindfulness reminiscent of Thoreau’s experience at Walden
A Bird Boat in My Future
gentle things and small moments (a poem)
Everyone touches the world in their own way. Making my own tiny imprint through this blog, I want to write more about the gentle things in life.
Hummingbird Haiku (Times Two)
Santa Monica Pier Seagull’s Stories – Can You Help?
When it seems like one thing, but it’s actually something else
London’s Jekyll and Hyde Park
The Brits are smart, with their multiple-personality parks. There’s something for everyone in Hyde Park, even the birds.