Thursday, January 27, 2011

Sheep in the Snow

looks as though they might be waiting for dinner....

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Who Are You?

Funny we should meet this way...

Sunday, January 23, 2011


the chickadee and Ellie May

a fluffy white throated sparrow

Polly collecting sunlight on a winter's day...

such sweethearts...

Friday, January 21, 2011

Visitors on a Snowy Day

A snowy day...
here are some of the
beautiful feathered and furry friends
who stopped by today.

I loved seeing them all!

Saturday, January 15, 2011

Drawing My Little Chickadees

Ellie May has been helping me with my drawings
of the dear little chickadees...

While sitting upon a pillow on my lap,
she has an up close and personal connection
to my art and the subject matter!

Dainty sweet and dainty!

Friday, January 14, 2011

Today's Birds

Among the birds who visited our yard on Friday
were the tufted titmouse and the robin.

It is awfully early for robins to be here!


Brody just can't resist sitting upon a pile of

Ellie May and Polly

Yesterday it almost looked to me that both
Ellie May and Polly were smiling!

Monday, January 10, 2011

A Cozy Corner on a Cold Night

Polly's snuggled in warm and cozy for the night!

Sharing the Bird Feeder

Loved watching the nuthatch and chickadees
sharing the bird feeder today!

Sunday, January 9, 2011

Morning Tea

A sunny Sunday winter morning...
have a cup of tea with Polly!

Saturday, January 8, 2011

The Nuthatch and Brown Creeper

The nuthatch has been visiting...

and then

I saw another bird in the tree
that resembled a nuthatch from a
distance but had a different pattern.

The bird book helped me to identify
this bird and I think it is a
Brown Creeper.
Anyone know for sure?

The nuthatch seems to look for
bugs going down the tree
while the Brown Creeper seems
to look for them as it moves up
the tree!

Jack Pot

This morning I watched this little
red squirrel busily eating sunflower
seeds while sitting in the bird feeder.

Next time I looked out,
quite a different story
the little red squirrel
found the

Thursday, January 6, 2011


My birthday was simple and fulfilling
by being surrounded
by the lovely furry and feathered friends in my life.

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Winter Joy

Feeding our furry and feathered friends
brings such great joy!