Category Archives: Animalia

on wings

Scissors in one hand, hen in the other, a couple of quick snips and the wing tips swirl to the ground. Keeps ‘em from ‘flying the coop’, the farmer says. He releases the hen. She takes a moment to regain … Continue reading

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WPC – Last Call

The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge will be ending as of this month, so for the final wrap up I am sharing some of my favorite photos that I have taken over the years. Some you may have seen on … Continue reading

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Dog Weather

Come outside, it’s raining! Damp tree scents tickle our noses; delicious, earthy chills. Raindrops splash in puddles. Watch them dance; taste the freshness. Hear the rain trickle through moss-furred branches overhead. Feel the wet soaking in. Then back inside to … Continue reading

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The Grand Scheme

This week’s Daily Post photo challenge asks “Where do you belong?” and the challenge is to “show us your Place in the World  … give us a glimpse of who you are in the grand scheme of things.” In the grand … Continue reading

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Off the Wall

Forty scientists and engineers and computer programmers toil each year, a million bucks per annum spent, a decade now, with price so dear. Another study of fifty years, such value held in answers sought, in labs where winged subjects die, … Continue reading

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BFF ~ Best Furry Friends

When a new dog you meet, with a snarl you may greet. Invitations to play will go a long way, or sharing a tree where you both can go pee. A trip to the coast, getting sand in your coats; … Continue reading

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gone shopping

osprey circles high sudden dive with talons splayed fresh fish for dinner #bluewave #resist 

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