Tag: Birds

Listening

Listening

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

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

The Wary Pelican

A brown pelican dictates a conservation haiku.

Birdhouse Mindfulness

Birdhouse Mindfulness

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

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

A Bird Boat in My Future

There’s a birding boat in our future!

gentle things and small moments (a poem)

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)

Hummingbird Haiku (Times Two)

Hummingbirds work hard. They do what needs to be done.

Memorial Day 2018 Redux

Memorial Day 2018 Redux

Reposting the Glover Gardens 2018 salute to Memorial Day.

Santa Monica Pier Seagull’s Stories – Can You Help?

Santa Monica Pier Seagull’s Stories – Can You Help?

A very expressive seagull at the Santa Monica pier deserves a caption.

When it seems like one thing, but it’s actually something else

When it seems like one thing, but it’s actually something else

I thought this picture was about the birds, until I saw the sky.

Back to Work: What the Car Saw

Back to Work: What the Car Saw

I’m back at work this week after almost 3 weeks off during the holidays, and the 50+ minute commute has held some amazing sights.

London’s Jekyll and Hyde Park

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.

Haiku: Magpie’s Blue Period

Haiku: Magpie’s Blue Period

Magpies pose and inspired haiku with their tuxedo coloring and bright blue wings.

The Little Brown Social Birds of Dunnottar Castle in Stonehaven, Scotland

The Little Brown Social Birds of Dunnottar Castle in Stonehaven, Scotland

Social little birds flit about and fascinate near Dunnottar Castle in Aberdeenshire’s Stonehaven.

Birdsong Haiku and Bird Appreciation 101

Birdsong Haiku and Bird Appreciation 101

Looking at and listening to birds makes me feel calm and content, as though I’m on the front row observing a fluttering and dynamic ecosystem in fluid motion.

Gulls of Aberdeen Harbor (including haiku)

Gulls of Aberdeen Harbor (including haiku)

I’m a gull watcher. Aberdeen is a good place for it.

Haiku: Simple Pleasures in the Mountain Air

Haiku: Simple Pleasures in the Mountain Air

A “grateful for nature” haiku from Little House in the Rockies, where absolute peace and tranquility abound.

A Swan Song

A Swan Song

I think a group of swans did a performance just for me. As I stood and watched, they changed direction, got in position, and swam by in a line. MUST.WRITE.HAIKU.

Happy Earth Day! Join Me for a Walk in the Park

Happy Earth Day! Join Me for a Walk in the Park

An Earth Day celebration of nature-filled Butler Shores Metropolitan Park along Ladybird Lake in Austin.


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