Trees frosted by the mist from Niagara Falls looked spectacular today against a clear blue sky.
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Pileated Woodpecker eating berries from staghorn sumac which is an exotic looking small tree that is a member of the cashew family. The berries from this noble plant sustain the lives of many birds and wild animals in late winter.
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It is now the midpoint between the Winter Solstice and Spring Equinox. New life is stirring as Great Horned Owls lay and begin to incubate their eggs. Sap begins running in the depths of maple trees. Baby lambs are born. Hours of daylight are getting noticeably longer in the northern hemisphere. The life force in hardy winter plants becomes aware of itself. The great wheel of the year has reached Imbolc!
Meet the sweet little Ovenbird that lives in the woods next to our house for the summer.
This tropical hibiscus is one of my houseplants. After a flower opened yesterday, I placed it outdoors for the hummingbirds. As soon as...
"I am determined to be happy and cheerful in whatever situation. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness...