Can you say that five times fast? And did you know that last night’s Super Blood Moon was also a Harvest Moon? Apparently, a “Super Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse” just isn’t enough… “On the evening of September 27, three separate lunar events converge. The total eclipse coincides with the full moon nearest the fall equinox, known as … More The Super Harvest Blood Moon Lunar Eclipse
The creator of the owl was obviously a genius. How many times have you personally run across an owl image, or a YouTube video, that oozes a cuteness like nothing else you’ve ever seen? If you haven’t already taken the time to search for owl videos, here’s a fair warning: All sense of space and time will be … More Burrowing Owl
It is two years to the day that we lost the woman who had taught us so much about, perseverance, confidence, strength, laughter, and in her last 12 years with me, love. There is no question I have felt that love living on and streaming through in ways which most would think are a little “out there”, … More To be, or not to be, a Pelican.
Ever looked straight into the eye of a bird that could literally rip your eyeball out? Every year the Audubon Society of Rhode Island hosts “Raptor Weekend” at their facility in Bristol, RI. This is a dream come true for many of us novice photographers and/or seasoned birders who may not have every day luck of … More Talons, Raptors & Wings, Oh My!
What an exciting day today was! My little Chipmunk buddy is actually a she, who unveiled her adorable little pride this morning. Some of you will remember the following videos I recently posted on Facebook: Just at the moment I stepped out back for a minute this rainy morning, I noticed her digging by one of the feeders. … More Chippy has babies!
Aside from the Hawk, there is one obvious bird messenger that could very well be deemed “ruler of signs“. Multiple friends have contacted me with their stories of the Cardinal, and how it will show up during difficult times, or when they simply just needed a hug or support from someone who is no longer here. Of course now … More The Cardinal
These little creatures are hysterically funny and a delight to watch. Although I didn’t feel this bird had a direct “mom” connection, it was the first bird I had a direct connection to humor-wise. The crown on it’s head and somewhat awkward body movements can keep one endlessly entertained for hours (and, of course, I just heard one … More Tufted Titmouse
Since posting about the Hummingbirds, the ladies have been out in full force and have been incredible to watch! These two female Ruby-throated Hummers have not disappointed… of course, that’s not a surprise. Enjoy! Quick version for those like me with a shorter attention span: 😉 Longer version paired with Imagine Dragons “I’m on Top of The … More Hummingbird Video
This was probably one of the most profound experiences yet, and one I will cherish to this day. Of course all of this, and I truly mean all of it, is written with a somewhat curious pen, as there is that skeptic human living inside my body which tells me I am imagining all of … More The Birthday Present
I am skipping ahead to the present today, as it seemed fit based on what happened this morning. Mom loved Hummingbirds, and had a feeder directly outside of the window where she sat during the day. She would always talk about their visits, how quickly they moved, and how adorable they were. I, however, never saw one there. Although … More The Hummingbirds
January 31, 2014. I knew now that Mom had some pretty impressive connections wherever she was… and she continued to top each bird new encounter with show stopping results. This was, remember, a woman who was a mover and shaker when she was alive, and she certainly knew how make the world take notice. Because we had talked so … More The Eagles
The Celts considered the Hawk to be a messenger between the “Otherworlds” and this existence. In the Native American culture Hawks also represent a messenger. I was aware of this only slightly, but as more and more hawks started to appear in my life I started to really pay attention. December 28, 2014 was … More The Hawk
My visit’s to Mom’s began to become more and more predictable in terms of knowing exactly where she’d be sitting, and how our conversations would go. I’d walk into the kitchen where she’d be sitting either reading the paper or working on her computer. Always in that chair. She had about 8 different bird feeders strategically placed … More Here They Come! Putting Up the Feeders.
September 22, 2013. I arrived home from staying with Dad for a few days as we tried to make our new “normal” become a reality we could actually deal with. After 13 years of touch and go with Mom’s illness, we had ridden the roller coaster of highs and lows one deals with when facing a family … More The Feather
This blog would not be complete, nor would any of it make sense other than being another bird lover’s blog, without sharing this experience. This really was the beginning of a new journey, and was profoundly monumental in showing me that there just may be something far greater & more powerful than I had previously believed. … More The Beginning…