Monthly Archives: December 2012

A birthday blessing

Today is my daughter’s special birthday, 31 on the 31st. She’s the best daughter a mother could hope for: loving, bright, caring, humble, creative, forgiving, graceful, kind, and so much more. Autumn, you fill my heart with joy. I’m so … Continue reading

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Avian Rock Stars

If rock stars were birds. Can you see it? Work with me here! 🙂 It’s Only Rock ‘n Roll (but I like it) Hit Me With Your Best Shot Good Golly Miss Molly Ziggy Stardust Purple Rain Bella Donna Walk … Continue reading

Posted in birds, fun, great egret, green heron, music, rock stars, snowy egret | 33 Comments

God’s Gift

I found myself once again at LSU Lakes yesterday. Good thing, because today we’re getting a good soak, keeping me homebound, which I hate. Although yesterday’s temps were a tad chilly, I enjoyed a pleasant afternoon speaking with other photographers, … Continue reading

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The Sounds of Silence

We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature—trees, flowers, grass—grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence. … Continue reading

Posted in birds, God, hopeful, house finch, outdoors, silence, waiting, wildlife | 38 Comments

Meet my new friend

Introducing: the Yellow-rumped Warbler!! Once I figured out what type of bird this was, I played their song on my iphone to lure them out. Thankfully, they are very gullible. There are two types of Yellow-rumped Warblers: Myrtle and Audubon. These are … Continue reading

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My Beautiful Autumn

We had so much fun visiting with my daughter and her boyfriend. We picked them up at New Orleans International Airport, hit the French Quarter immediately after, and never stopped to take a breath. Loved every single minute! No, cherished. … Continue reading

Posted in dad, family, iphone, magnolia, memories, pat obriens, travel | 47 Comments

Autumn’s Coming!

I was thrilled to see so much color at LSU Lakes. Hope it lasts for my daughter’s visit this week! I will be immersed in everything AUTUMN (and Jason, her boyfriend) from Wednesday through Monday. Autumn is my daughter’s name, … Continue reading

Posted in autumn, canon 5D Mark II, fall, fall foliage, landscapes, lsu lakes, trees, water | 49 Comments