Tag Archives: nature

Burrowing Owls Dig Florida


So things are a little rough for you right now, huh? Well, more than likely things could be worse. Take the burrowing owls of Broward County here in South Florida. Their homes are literally being plowed over or bulldozed under … Continue reading

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THE BIG PHOTO OP!


Parental Advisory: Today’s posting contains sexual references. So there I was pecking away at the keyboard taking care of some routine stuff on the computer, when I see movement out of the corner of my eye. I turn my head … Continue reading

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A HERON ON MY ROOF


This morning there was a heron on my roof. My first thought was that it was some kind of spoof. But no, he definitely was up there, that’s for sure. I’ve seen them by the canal but never on the … Continue reading

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IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR…TIME TO READY-UP!


Today has been particularly—as Winnie the Pooh would describe it— blustery!  And that has jarred me awake.  It’s that time again here in South Florida.  Time to tense up a little.  Time to get out the old checklist, even if it’s … Continue reading

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SURVIVAL OF THE DUCKEST!


I have talked many times about the canal that runs outside the back of our house.  That’s it in the picture above.  It never ceases to amaze me seeing all the different kinds of animals that come crawling out of … Continue reading

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A LIZARD IN MY MANGO TREE


This morning I saw a lizard in my mango tree. I didn’t notice him at first, but there he be. He blended in well; you had to look closely, We were both startled, but probably him mostly. He was far … Continue reading

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SQUIRRELED AWAY IN MY BACKYARD


In past blogs I’ve talked about all the incredible animal life we have in our backyard, mainly because we have a canal about 25 feet off the patio.  Yes, we have an occasional gator pass by, but not often.  Mostly we … Continue reading

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THE OSPREY


We have an osprey come around and hang out every now and then.  He always picks the same branch on the same tree to perch.  I am amazed that he remembers exactly the same place every time he’s here because … Continue reading

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Just Ducky…


Spring officially came to my little back yard this week.  It’s official when the ducklings hatch.  There are two families currently stopping by everyday now.  Mom likes torn up pieces of bread; the little ones favor Rice Krispies. One mom … Continue reading

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This Blog’s For The Birds!


I never stop appreciating the little postage-stamp size of property my house sits on here in South Florida.  There is enough wildlife in my little backyard to keep a naturalist happy for years.  There are many people who have no … Continue reading

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