Birds of Oklahoma Winter

  Oklahoma with its mild winter is host to many birds. The meadowlark and the cardinals keep busy and wait out spring along with nuthatches and the tiny tufted titmouse. The meadowlark with its yellow chest and belly and its stripes and choir scarf of jet black is my favorite of all the birds. The... Continue Reading →

Cats and Catbirds

This cat loves to sleep on the porch swing where she can watch the birds come and go to the feeders and dream of catching one for supper.Another favorite hangout is inside a cozy birdcage that was stored in the garage. The door latch was broken and the cats started taking turns sleeping inside. We... Continue Reading →

Cats and Catbirds

This cat loves to sleep on the porch swing where she can watch the birds come and go to the feeders and dream of catching one for supper.Another favorite hangout is inside a cozy birdcage that was stored in the garage. The door latch was broken and the cats started taking turns sleeping inside. We... Continue Reading →

Azalea Gardens in Muskogee, Oklahoma

One April morning in Muskogee those azaleas begin to burst open. Everyone has been waiting.Horse drawn carriages carry the park visitors  around to see the park set on the hills west of town.Horses are one of the many happy sights.Ducks and geese are another!Friends stop to rest on one of the docks that surround the... Continue Reading →

Azalea Gardens in Muskogee, Oklahoma

One April morning in Muskogee those azaleas begin to burst open. Everyone has been waiting.Horse drawn carriages carry the park visitors  around to see the park set on the hills west of town.Horses are one of the many happy sights.Ducks and geese are another!Friends stop to rest on one of the docks that surround the... Continue Reading →

Announcing Spring!

Like the ruffled skirts of Texas square dancers—the petals of the daffodils stand out and unfurl to wave spring under our hungry noses—to wave yellow—from creamery butter yellow, to pastel Easter egg yellow, to lemon pie custard yellow, to egg yolk.The flower trumpets—some slender and waxy—some wide and fluted—others round and short blare out to... Continue Reading →

Announcing Spring!

Like the ruffled skirts of Texas square dancers—the petals of the daffodils stand out and unfurl to wave spring under our hungry noses—to wave yellow—from creamery butter yellow, to pastel Easter egg yellow, to lemon pie custard yellow, to egg yolk. The flower trumpets—some slender and waxy—some wide and fluted—others round and short blare out... Continue Reading →

Dear God,Thanks for the sounds of today. A hawk is calling as he soars across the orchard. I love to hear the birds, the meadowlarks perched on the barbed wire fence, the hawks wheeling, the chattering of the songbirds, the ka-plink, ka-plink, ka-plunk of the cowbirds (like berries landing in Sal's mother's bucket), the cooing of doves, the... Continue Reading →

Dear God,Thanks for the sounds of today. A hawk is calling as he soars across the orchard. I love to hear the birds, the meadowlarks perched on the barbed wire fence, the hawks wheeling, the chattering of the songbirds, the ka-plink, ka-plink, ka-plunk of the cowbirds (like berries landing in Sal's mother's bucket), the cooing of doves, the... Continue Reading →

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