Tag: birds

New Family

We have a new family on the block. Although they come back every year, so it’s not really new.

I love Vancouver!

We got up this morning and took the water taxi to Granville island. We spent the day wandering around the island, and buying provisions. We now have several cheeses, pickles, fruit, mustard, and meats. We will not starve.

Attempted Kayaking

The next day was supposed to be a kayaking excursion among the salt marshes. Of the five of us, two made it. One peeled off sick early, and the Husband and i peeled off because the going was too rough. We went through a… Continue Reading “Attempted Kayaking”

Birds! Birds! Birds!

We have a whole lot of wonderful birds in our yard. It’s like a Hitchcock film up in here. A quick list of what I’ve seen in the yard, without even sitting down and looking hard. (All images from the Audubon App, which I… Continue Reading “Birds! Birds! Birds!”

The long way home

After our day of eagle watching, we lolled about in the morning, then started our drive home. We stopped wherever we felt like it, and had a good time.

Adventure Time!

Saturday was eagle days was on Saturday at Milford Lake Nature Center. We lounged about until almost noon, then went out to watch some birds.

Adventure 1

So we went on an adventure to celebrate my husband’s new job. I picked him up and we started with dinner in Lindsborg, Kansas. Little Sweden. We went to the The Swedish Crown for dinner, then drove along to Milford Lake, where we got… Continue Reading “Adventure 1”

Word of the day: Murmuration

So we are on a bird superhighway. If you’re frightened of birds, here’s your warning.

Up Trail Ridge Road (Most of the Way)

Yesterday we went up most of the way across Trail Ridge Road. I got a bit of altitude sickness at Lava Cliffs, so we came back down. But that’s pretty much the highest point, but I realized i was not enjoying myself and that there… Continue Reading “Up Trail Ridge Road (Most of the Way)”

Egg Watch 2017

Our older ladies turned four months on Saturday. So we’ve begun EGG WATCH 2017! Which means I’ve been incessantly googling “how to tell if your chickens are about to start laying eggs” These are our two biggest suspects… Susan and Dottie. Mature looking –… Continue Reading “Egg Watch 2017”