Tag: Backyard

My Little Backyard Chickadees

In the heat of the day I turned on the stream and sat under the shade of the Douglas Firs. It wasn’t long before I heard the chickadees calling to one another, flying overhead, finally daring to stop by the precious flowing water. We…

Surprise visitor to the Fall Garden

While strolling in my garden this fine day I came across an unexpected visitor.. It wasn’t this squirrel storing up supplies for the coming winter… And it wasn’t this pair of kinglets who stopped by for a drink and bath. It wasn’t Tiger who…

My backyard forest

Did I tell you there is a forest in my backyard?  Behind my fence are twenty-two acres of typical northwest woods with mature Douglas firs, majestic old maples and trails through brush frequented by dogs and their walkers.  They form a wonderful backdrop to…

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