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Hummingbirds

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A few days ago I had a good opportunity to get pictures and videos of “our” hummingbirds [this year we seem to have four at least] flitting around our hummingbird feeders and drinking their fill. Even with me sitting close … Continue reading

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Summer Solstice

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Spurred on by a tweet from Germany about a fire on the eve of summer solstice, I decided to have one here in our back yard, too. Here’s some of the pictures I took: Sommersonnenwende Angeregt durch einen Tweet aus … Continue reading

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A Snake in the Driveway – Small and Harmless Though

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This morning I discovered a little snake, which for once the kitties had not attacked yet, in our driveway. Normally our kitties play with them and kill them and then, sometimes, bring them into the garage. I’m not quite sure, … Continue reading

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Twin Fawns

Well, I believe they’re twins: very close to each other in size, and one mama with them only. I had seen them before, but too short only and too far away to really get them on camera. Today, though, I … Continue reading

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Roadwork

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Two weeks ago the city started to widen Lower Crabapple Road just in front of our property, i.e. from the intersection of Frederick Road and Lower Crabapple Road to the city limits. Not that it entails very much work and … Continue reading

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First Video This Year of a Fawn

Well, we kept hoping it was going to happen, and today there was the happy moment: I was able to capture a fawn and his mama on video! Of course, I don’t know which one it was. Perhaps neither of … Continue reading

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Not So Good News …

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… from across the road: ever since we moved here, we have know that some day the wide area just across the road from opur property would be developed, but we have always hoped it would not be too soon, … Continue reading

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Morning Views of the Garden

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It was/is a gorgeous early autumn morning today. So I decided to take a few pictures and just publish them here, as a gallery, without further comment. Enjoy! Morgenansichten des Gartens Es war/ist ein prachtvoller Frühherbstmorgen heute. Da bin ich … Continue reading

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4 Inches of Rain Overnight, …

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… and “our” creek looks like this: 4 Zoll [101 Ltr/Quadatmeter] Regen über Nacht … und “unser Bach sieht so aus: From the left you see the run-off from the street [it runs in the ditch parallel to our property … Continue reading

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Largest Deer Herd So Far

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Yesterday afternoon we had the largest herd of white-tailed deer in our yard so far. This pictures shows 19, if I counted correctly, and we had more on other parts of the property, including two bucks. So I guess we … Continue reading