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Up Close & Personal … The Spotted Towhee

This spotted towhee visited my garden last Sunday after it had snowed. The clouds had mostly drifted off into the distance and sun rays were peeking through the forest. The afternoon lighting was beautiful and the neighborhood quiet. Suddenly this distinctly patterned bird hopped right […]

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Happy Friday from my Garden!

The downy woodpecker is a regular visitor in the garden. Males always have a bright red patch at the back of their heads. Downy woodpeckers are only about 7 inches tall. They are very cautious and always take a look around before coming to the […]

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Happy Friday from my Garden!

This guy has been pressing his nose up against the patio door some mornings. He’s even knocked on the glass with his paws! I wonder if there is some coffee left for me? I hope you have better luck and get to start your Friday […]

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A Stroll through Old Town Olympia

  We’ve visited Olympia several times. The people are friendly, the city easy to navigate, and if you stay in, or near Old Town, everything is within easy walking distance. Some of our favorite things to there are looking at the many incredible murals, grab […]

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Think! Before you Drink!

On this rainy stormy all hallow’s night the upcoming election gives me great fright this toxic bubbling witches brew it’s a really nasty hate-filled swampy stew Let’s flush the hate and vitriol down before our cherished democracy completely drowns Simply worded, I’ll say it out […]

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