Category Archives: Swallows


  I love September.  The kids are all back in school and I have the house to myself for the first time in a long time.  I do love having the kids home, but boy do I enjoy the quiet … Continue reading

Posted in Butterflies, Flowers, Frogs, Insects, Swallows | 4 Comments


I finally got my flash off-camera!  I love my 100-400 lens, but I really do need quite a bit of light for it to perform best.  I’ve never liked the look I get when using my flash on-camera.  So I … Continue reading

Posted in Finches, Flowers, Swallows | 2 Comments

Purple Martins

I went out yesterday morning hoping to get a picture of an Osprey.  There was a nest quite far away–across the waterway–but I was hoping the birds would fly close by and I could get a few shots.  They never … Continue reading

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We spent last week at a beautiful rental house on the edge of Rough River Lake in western Kentucky.  It was a week without internet just to connect as a family, visit nearby Mammoth Caves, and enjoy nature.  The very … Continue reading

Posted in American Sparrows, Birds of Prey, Butterflies, Chickadees and Titmice, Cowbirds, Ducks, Flowers, Ibises and Herons, Reptiles, Swallows, Thrushes, Wood-warblers, Wrens | 11 Comments


It doesn’t matter what the calendar says.  It’s summer!  The last day of school was yesterday! I am so looking forward to taking more regular walks.  I only got out one morning last week and just had time to go … Continue reading

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