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Bienvenue à Quebec!

It’s been almost almost 8 years since we visited Quebec City in Canada. What I remember most about this city are the parks, the architecture, the flower boxes in the windows and the delicious cafe mochas we had. It very much reminded me of Europe in […]

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Friendly Friday Photo Challenge … A Story

Strength  Balance Courage Common Sense Castell: For several centuries, Spaniards have been engaging in human tower building. It was first recorded around 1712 in the area of the Catalonian city of Tarragona, Spain. This age-old tradition continues to this day. During our travels there, we […]

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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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