Monthly Archives: April 2020

Curve-billed thrasher nest

Our first visible nest of the Spring. These birds seem to like our casa as they are always hanging around.

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Sunset 4_28_20

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Black-chinned Hummingbird 4_28_20

Three of these fellows are now fighting over the feeder. They are also doing the mating flight where they dive and ascend in a u-shape over a resting female while making a buzzing noise. Fun to watch.

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Navajo Nation and Dikos Ntsaaígíí-19

Right now, the Navajo Reservation is getting slammed with Covid-19. In New Mexico, they account for almost half of the cases in the state. They are also one of the poorest communities in the US with little health care. They … Continue reading

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Birthday during virus (part trois).

I just wanted to share the wonderful birthday card my quarantine buddy made for me. It’s a photo of us at the fabulous Cafe Du Marche on the Rue Cler during a past visit to Paris. Note the real string … Continue reading

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More Spring wildlife

A pair of this season’s first scaled quail appeared at our bird bath and this one was especially proud!

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Birthday sunset

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Eldorado Preserve birthday hike

Checking out a new trail that goes along the ridge line and provides some great views.

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Ok… so this happened.

15 years ago at 9:02 a.m., the Arthur P Murrah Federal Building was bombed in Oklahoma City, OK. Over 600 were injured and 168 were killed (19 were children in day care). The bomber was a Gulf War vet who … Continue reading

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Sunset 4_16_20

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