Tag: Anna’s hummingbird

Summoned by the Hummingbirds

It’s been a cold and rainy spring, so I haven’t been out in the garden much, nor paying enough attention to the hummingbirds. They let me know it. I was recently summoned from my office on the third floor of our house. I’d let… Continue Reading “Summoned by the Hummingbirds”

Gardening is for the Birds

I love gardening and I love birds and the two go hand in hand. At our last home in Seattle, our yard was a Certified Wildlife Habitat, which means it was wildlife friendly; we planted native shrubs and trees, had water sources, and feeders.… Continue Reading “Gardening is for the Birds”

Some Favorite Photos for #Bloganuary

I haven’t participated much in #Bloganuary; for some reason the questions haven’t resonated with me. And I was going to skip this one too – as it is unanswerable. “What is your favorite photo you’ve ever taken?” Are you kidding me? A single photo??… Continue Reading “Some Favorite Photos for #Bloganuary”

Happy Hummers and First Monday of 2022!

After eight long days, the snow of 2021 is finally melting, and we are left with slush and drizzle – welcome to the first Monday of 2022! A strange number for a year, don’t you think? When I was growing up all the years… Continue Reading “Happy Hummers and First Monday of 2022!”

The Promised Snow Has Arrived! And Hummingbirds, too!

It was only a tease yesterday, the promise of a White Christmas for those who care about such things. But this morning the snow appeared, clothing the evergreens with its beauty and providing joy in the Great Northwest! I bundle up and venture outside… Continue Reading “The Promised Snow Has Arrived! And Hummingbirds, too!”

A Photo Challenge of Green and Turtles

For Cee’s Midweek Madness Challenge – ‘Pick a Topic from My Photo’ here – I’m focusing firstly on the green! Sure, sure, any excuse to share pictures of the hummers in my backyard. 🙂 After drinking at the feeders, the sweet Anna’s Hummingbirds zip… Continue Reading “A Photo Challenge of Green and Turtles”

Metallic is for the Birds!

It’s time for another Sunday Stills Challenge and it’s all about Metallic, which for my purposes is defined as having a quality of metal that includes shiny, lustrous or sparkling colors! It so happens I found a cormorant preening on Lake Washington this week,… Continue Reading “Metallic is for the Birds!”

Happy Day! My New LUMIX FZ300 Arrived!

Hooray for Cyber Monday! I’ve been using my Sony RX10 for the past five years and love it. But ever since it froze up earlier this year – remember camera woes? – I thought about getting another camera. At the time, Terri at Second… Continue Reading “Happy Day! My New LUMIX FZ300 Arrived!”

Tuesday’s Rewards – Close Up on Hummingbirds

I woke to an overcast day inside and out – it was time for my booster shot. My dear husband offered to drive me there and I appreciated the moral support. All went well though I expect some soreness tomorrow if my last shot… Continue Reading “Tuesday’s Rewards – Close Up on Hummingbirds”

Yesterday in the Garden

I came home yesterday after a very busy week and had a few minutes before I needed to start dinner. So I grabbed my camera and went out to the backyard where I found my new dahlias in bloom – fuchsias – the most… Continue Reading “Yesterday in the Garden”

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