Monthly Archives: September 2014

Extra-territorial

This is a female Ruby-throated Hummingbird that I observed over a two-day period at the local arboretum. She had competition and was not going to concede in any way, shape or form. Her feistiness was inspirational. A female warrior. She … Continue reading

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Fishing and Bonding

This has been a pretty good summer. Many days have been spent fishing with my dad, enjoying each other’s company and getting a good tan in the process. After fishing we always stop by Sonic so Daddy can get a … Continue reading

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Blessed

Last week I made a quick dash to the local arboretum with the express purpose of photographing butterflies. Instead, I was blessed with a female ruby-throat who guarded her patch of flowers tenaciously. She was so obsessed with protecting her … Continue reading

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Hummer-mania

Greetings everyone! Sorry I have been a bit absent from my blog and visiting. I am trying to rectify the situation, but it seems that something always comes up. For example, tomorrow and Wednesday I will be in Mississippi, fishing … Continue reading

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A Humdinger of a Weekend

I’m SO excited!! Today and tomorrow will be filled with hummingbird activities. If you’re reading this post between 9AM and 10:30AM, I will be at a friend’s home to see and photograph the multitudes of hummingbirds that are visiting her … Continue reading

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Still here!

I’ve missed blogging and I’ve missed my blogging friends. A huge THANK YOU to those that checked in on me in my absence. I did not mean to be gone so long, but life suddenly became a bit overwhelming and … Continue reading

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