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.
On the Water
Yesterday, the pond all but melted, found the ducks hanging out on the bank. They’d yet to dip a foot into the pond, still splashing in their mortar box. All … Continue reading
Spring on Deer Isle
This morning, we made a spur of the moment decision to trek to Deer Isle and watch Hannah’s first high school softball game. The guilt over abandoning the work on … Continue reading
50 and Sunny
Today was a gift. The sun shining, temperatures soared to 50 degrees. I brushed off the long unused porch chairs and parked myself for a few minutes to admire the … Continue reading
The Familiar Eastern Phoebe
While hauling in maple sap, I heard the distinctive song of the Phoebes. They’re back for the season! I had such fun watching them last year and their nests are … Continue reading
You thought it was spring, didn’t you? April Fools! Mother Nature delivered 8-10 inches of snow/sleet last night. It’s crazy! Happy April!
Return of The Canada Goose
This pretty Canada goose lounging along the banks of the Narraguagus was a reaffirmation that spring is here. Despite the blizzard Mother Nature threw our way this week and the … Continue reading