Warbler Magic at LaFitte’s Cove

"Children are born naturalists.  They explore the world with all of their senses, experiment in the environment, and communicate their discoveries to those around them." ~ The Audubon Nature Preschool Directly in the path of the Mississippi flyway, the spring migration of neotropic migrants is now fully underway in Texas.  We returned to the wooded outcroppings near the coast Easter … Continue reading Warbler Magic at LaFitte’s Cove

Shy Prairie Chickens and Turtle Pillows

"It's never crowded along the extra mile."  ~ Wayne Dyer ♣ We are way overdue for a garden post. There's really not much going on at the moment. Aside from the seedlings in the kitchen catching whatever sunshine they can get from the windows, all's quiet in the out-of-doors.  As soon as they begin to … Continue reading Shy Prairie Chickens and Turtle Pillows

Hummers, High Island, and High Hopes

"This could all be yours someday."  ~ Guster * Little did we know what Christmas would spark.  When Scottie came in to tell me, There is a Rufous in our tree, I brushed him off in usual fashion.  I thought he probably just wishes there was one, much like the wood stork he talks about could be in our creek … Continue reading Hummers, High Island, and High Hopes