Monday, July 26, 2010

The Healing Effects of Forests


"Forests – and other natural, green settings – can reduce stress, improve moods, reduce anger and aggressiveness and increase overall happiness." Click on the following link for an article from Science Daily titled "The Healing Effects of Forests."

Sunday, July 25, 2010

Rainy Sunday Morning

Cleared up by evening in time to enjoy the full moon in Aquarius!


Ruby-throated Hummingbird getting his breakfast in the rain...

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Tattered and Torn



With wings badly frayed, I wish this little skipper could tell us the story of how he got away...


Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Hello!

One of the new baby cottontails born this spring in our yard. You can tell it's only a few months old by the tiny smudge of white fur left on the top if its head.

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Ducklings


Of the seven eggs laid on our boat slip, four ducklings made it. Here they are swimming with their mother (photo taken July 6th, two days after hatching)!

Sunday, July 4, 2010

Proud Momma


Nesting in a flower box on our boat slip. The eggs hatched this morning! Happy 4th!

Swainson's Thrush