Bird Count 2020

Blue jay coloring pages Today is the first day of the Great Backyard Bird Count.  Check it out if you’d like to join in. I went outside and heard hawk sounds, then I saw two flying around above the trees.  It might have been the nesting pair of broad-winged hawks we see every year, or…

New Bird Feeder

We’ve been feeding backyard birds for 20 years and I started learning a lot more about them when we moved to the mountains.  I hung this new bird feeder, so now I can practice photographing birds.  It’s right outside the kitchen window where I do dishes and it’s so much fun watching them.  I also…

Mourning Doves

Several years ago, I noticed that the Mourning Doves begin cooing in February around the same time the snowdrops show up in my garden.  Ever since then, I enjoy listening for them each morning in February.  A few days ago, hubby told me he heard one before I did and later that day I heard…

Snowdrop Haiku

Drops of fair petals are here to usher in Spring like a soft whisper © Tanya Kohl 2020

A Day In The Woods

“Roses are red, mud is brown, the woods are better than any night on the town.” -Earl Dibbles Jr

New Rythms

“In a cool solitude of trees, where leaves and birds a music spin, mind that was weary is at ease, new rhythms in the soul begin.” -William Kean Seymour

Everything Real

“I just want to live in a world of mountains, coffee, campfires, cabins, and golden trees, and run around with a camera and notebook, learning the inner workings of everything real.” -Victoria Erickson