Monthly Archives: July 2012

Caterpillar Corner – Episode 10

The Eastern Tiger Swallowtail caterpillar living on our Tulip Poplar tree is another week older! This is the biggest one I’ve ever seen and we’re keeping our fingers crossed for a successful cocoon coming up soon. (If you’d like to … Continue reading

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The Bluebird Diaries – Vol. 2 No. 19

Last time we showed some funny pictures from Day 11 of our baby bluebirds’ young lives. Unfortunately Day 12 starts the period where looking inside the nest box is ill-advised. The babies are mobile enough to leave the nest, but … Continue reading

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A Celebration of Olympic Proportions!

Today’s the day!! The Olympics begin! I love the Olympics. In fact if I could take the next two weeks off and do nothing but watch the action, I would. I even cook for the celebration! (That made me hungry. … Continue reading

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Mackinac Island Porch Sitting

Our typical day on Mackinac Island usually goes a little something like this: 6:00 – Wake up 7:00 – Breakfast at Chuckwagon 8:00 – Bike around the island with copious photo stops 9:30 – Other morning activity (more biking, hiking, … Continue reading

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The Bluebird Diaries – Vol. 2 No. 18

These pictures, from the babies’ Day 11, are by far my favorite! We’ve been taking pictures of baby bluebirds for years and these are the funniest I can remember! The babies are quite mobile now which makes for some blurry … Continue reading

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Caterpillar Corner – Episode 9

Our one remaining Eastern Tiger Swallowtail caterpillar is doing just fine and we’ve got a week’s worth of daily progress photos to share with you! (If you’d like to catch up with previous episodes, they can be found here.) (Yes, … Continue reading

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The Bluebird Diaries – Vol. 2 No. 17

Our baby bluebirds are growing like weeds! These pictures are from Day 9 of their young little lives: And, here are some pictures from Day 10! The daily change is always amazing to me. More from Day 10: Unless otherwise … Continue reading

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