The horror!! What is a birder’s worst nightmare?? Forgetting the SD Card? Forgetting to charge the camera battery? Low sun on a spring day?? Rain on a spring day? Running out of gas in the middle of nowhere?
The road seemed long at times, I played The Blind Boys of Alabama, and the music worked with Spirit, in tandem with the Ancestors, and the DIvine Love of God to send a message to me for survival.
It has been a while since I updated here and it is not because I have not been birding. On the contrary, I have been birding every single day.
This plant inspires me and it grows on the Live Oak in my new yard in Starkville. I find myself staring at it all day. Hoping the rain comes to replenish it over and over. There is a metaphor for life and grief in their somewhere.
This has been some Spring Migration! I saw all kinds of warblers! My birder friends saw Indigo Buntings, Ruby-throateds! I saw Orchard Orioles, Baltimore Orioles, Golden Wing Warblers, the works!! Unlike last spring and summer I was in North Carolina. Not this year. I have been settled in Lincoln where I live for the timeContinue reading “A Bountiful Spring Migration and Exciting Summer!”
The rarities list from ebird continues to astound. I mean we should have known right? That Stellars Sea Eagle was an omen of more amazing birds to come!
You might even think of faith as symbiosis or sympoiesis: faith is the relationship between the Egyptian plover bird and the crocodile, the wasp and the orchid, microbial civilizations in our guts and the memories we process.
Wish Ricky a Happy Birthday in Heaven today.
While driving through southeastern Colorado, I realized I would never take the trip again.
You may be wondering why or how it is that I get to be in Tucson.