The Pretty Purple Finch
Not long ago a visitor pointed out that what I thought was a house finch was really a purple finch. So, of course I had to make a felt purple finch. This is the only one I’ve seen on the farm lately!
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Never Trust a Smiling Fox
This red fox is my first attempt at a non-bird pattern. He’s inspired by the fox that visits Downeast Thunder Farm all too often. This guy is a friendly looking … Continue reading
A Band of Blue Jays
My bird feeders were three-quarters full when I left in the morning. By afternoon, I was surprised to see that they were all but empty. Then I spied a band … Continue reading
Spooooky Night Sounds
The sound outside my window last night as I snuggled down in bed.
Gone to Seed
This year I’ve done a terrible job with my flower beds. Few flowers got deadheaded and the weeds and grass are running rampant. The only places that got a little … Continue reading
A Prickly Visitor
As I was leaving the house today, I found this little porcupine crossing the drive. Paul spied him down the road at a neighbor’s yesterday, so it seems that he’s … Continue reading
The Rythmic Yellow-Bellied Sapsucker
This yellow-bellied sapsucker first appeared on my drawing board this spring when he routinely performed a morning tattoo on an old television antennae. It took a rainy day for me … Continue reading