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!
Right click on this link and select “Save target as” (on a PC) to save this purple finch pattern to your computer.
A Solitary Tree
A few times a week I pass this solitary tree rising from a blueberry barren. I love the starkness of this simple pine, a sentinel over the winter landscape. The … Continue reading
Feeling Hemmed In
I’m feeling a bit hemmed in by all of the snow. When I took a walk this morning at first light (in my jammies and Muck boots), the was still … Continue reading
Another Feeder Under Siege
It started with this little guy curiously exploring the snow covered porch. Click on the images for a larger view. An then there were two and the commotion ensued. I’m … Continue reading
Downy Woodpecker Pair Visits
As I was lounging on the sofa working on my laptop when a flurry of activity on the porch distracted me. I looked up to see this misguided pair of … Continue reading
The other week I shared pictures of this guy attempting to raid my new bird feeder. At first I thought the design baffled him. Then, one morning I found him … Continue reading
Busy Before the Storm
This morning dawned a brisk -22 degrees outside. Despite the frigid weather, it was a work day. It seems as if everyone is busy before the storm. Paul and I … Continue reading