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Just wanted to share with everyone!

Friday, April 04, 2014

When I came home from my walk a few days ago this is what I found in our Redwood tree.

Funny, they made their nest on a low branch in the tree, so I hope they are safe, hope to see the little hummers.
When I went in I looked out the window and look what I saw.

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WINE4GIRL 4/23/2014 8:56PM

    How awesome! We compete for the hummers around here. Gorgeous photos!

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HICKOK-HALEY 4/13/2014 12:10AM

    How did I miss this? I have never seen a Hummer in that type of tree. How are the babies doing? That's a Dark Eyed Junco, right? How fun to be able to watch the bird through your window. Like the Woodpecker too. Great shots!

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RACEWELLWON 4/11/2014 10:49AM

    Oh Jackie - incredible photos so gorgeous . I know those Humming Birds feel right at home in your Garden who wouldn't !! Just Lovely - :) Hugs K

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LUCKYDUCK2 4/9/2014 12:15AM

    Oh, I think I would LOVE your yard.

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MSBEKANATOR 4/7/2014 7:31PM

    We had hummer nests last year, and when I first saw the babies, I thought they were fuzzy bees, lol. How awesome!!!

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JMC155 4/6/2014 7:35PM

    Thank you for sharing.

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    emoticon have a great weekend too

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    What wonderful pictures!
I have never seen a humming bird nest.
I have humming bird feeders on my porch and we have several Humming birds here in the summer. I love to watch them fly to the feeders and back up to the trees.
Keep us updated. Have you ever seen a baby Humming bird?

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TUDAFD 4/4/2014 9:34PM

    Oh! You are so lucky. I've always wanted to find a hummingbird nest. I hope you'll keep posting pictures as they progress. Are you going to keep the nest? Awesome job with the photos. You must be getting a pretty nice collection of bird pictures. Thanks for sharing all your great pictures.

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BLITZEN44 4/4/2014 7:50PM

    Love that mama hummer sitting on her little nest! All your pictures are great but that one is my favorite. Now I'm going to worry about her because she's on a low branch though... Keep us posted and thanks for sharing the sweet pictures!

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    Ohhhhhh how lovely! Thank you so much for sharing Jackie!

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1BEACHWALKER 4/4/2014 4:03PM

    Nice!!!! Thanks for sharing! Big hugs to a special lady!!!

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VTORIA3 4/4/2014 4:00PM

    Awsome photos! You are enjoying the signs of Spring! I am starting too, as well. My crocus plants are starting to bud, daffodils have buds on them, too. We may get some sleet tomorrow, but I'll ignore that threat for now....

Hope your morning walk was an enjoyable one. Now that the contractors have left, I have a couple of hours to myself and will get my exercise in.

DH just planned a pizza & wings party for tonight because his brother is in town. I have been good all day. What in the world am I supposed to do with that? My first line of defense is to make a salad to bring. I've been good all day. Carumba.

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CHANTENAY 4/4/2014 1:49PM

    Oh what a delight!


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GERIKRAGH 4/4/2014 12:46PM

    I would love to see baby hummings!

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IDLETYME 4/4/2014 12:33PM

    This is a wonderful blog. I really enjoyed it. You will have lots of fun watching them so close. Maybe you will have more pictures. emoticon

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NISSANGIRL 4/4/2014 12:00PM

    WOW!!!! so beautiful ! and cannot believe u saw that!!! Love the pics Jackie! would have made my day as well!!! Have a great weekend! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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    How cool is that?!!!!! This is the first time I have seen a hummingbird nest. Wow, what a great pic, Jackie! Thank you for sharing. Nature is amazing. I can't ever get enough. This morning I was watching a Pileated Woodpecker sitting in a tree. Yesterday morning, cardinals were everywhere and they were eating the Maple tree seeds. Have an AWESOME day!!!

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MERRYMARY42 4/4/2014 10:46AM

    proof that Spring has arrived, I know we have been watching the hummingbirds in my orange tree near my front door, flitting around the blossoms, love them, Thanks for sharing the pictures.

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TEENY2BEE 4/4/2014 10:45AM

    o how pretty....my son is supposed to be birdwatching in order to complete his Weblos II program(cub scouts) ....how nice it would be for him birdwatch in your yard!! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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DSHONEYC 4/4/2014 10:33AM

    Got my feeders filled up Monday and expect lots of visitors to the garden. Lots of hummers in the garden cause they love all the flowering shrubs. God's world is revealed as glorious when we look for the small things in nature. Have a great weekend!

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PURPLEBEAR1963 4/4/2014 10:12AM

    awww that would make my day too!!! How fun!
We love hummingbirds too - have a couple feeders in the yard :)
What a great saying in your first pic too - LOVE it :)
Thanks so much for sharing!!
Will be awhile before we see any, I"m sure.
Enjoy watching :)

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HOLLYM48 4/4/2014 9:34AM

    Oh, how cool is that! I can only hope to see the birds and their nests soon! We have a foot of snow on the ground again! Thanks for sharing your beautiful spring pics with us. I needed to see those today! Have a great weekend!

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    AH! Springtime when the birds return. Many people sincerely believe that hummingbirds are those who have crossed over returning to visit their loved ones.

Make Today the Greatest Day of Your Life

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Just for fun

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Have a great day!!

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HICKOK-HALEY 4/3/2014 1:39AM

    Love the snail idea lol

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CHANTENAY 4/2/2014 10:12PM

    One garden down - that's just about the way it is with rabbits! Those bizzy little guys!


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RACEWELLWON 4/1/2014 4:24PM

    Jackie - these are hilarious !! OMG - I can relate to all of these !! lol I love it - thanks so much for making my day - !! Hugs K emoticon

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PURPLEBEAR1963 3/31/2014 12:03PM

    So cute Jackie.... your garden giggles are so you :)
Thanks for sharing :)
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NISSANGIRL 3/31/2014 7:34AM

    Loved the garden party Jackie! thanks for the emoticon this morning! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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BLITZEN44 3/31/2014 12:10AM

    emoticon "Turnip the beet"- cute!

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PATTYKLAVER 3/30/2014 4:31PM

    I'll come to your parties any time.

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ALEXSGIRL1 3/30/2014 4:21PM

    I loved your garden party hygs

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1BEACHWALKER 3/30/2014 3:53PM

    emoticon Really cute!
My husband would totally agree with the wind being the leaf blower!! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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    Love it, Jackie! What a riot! Thank you for brightening my day!! Hugs!! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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HOLLYM48 3/30/2014 12:01PM

    adorable! Thanks for the chuckle! Have a great day.

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Touches of Spring

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

This is what I see already in my yard.

All the fruit trees are in bloom, hope we don't get a late frost!

Some flowers that I now have.


The hummers are back, and fighting, wish they would get along, LOL!

And here is my buddy waiting for me.

Wishing you all a good day!

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WIFEALF2 3/22/2014 3:31PM

    wow love looking at your pictures.i dont know if we will here see spring since winter is still here and we have lots of snow and still snowing so thank you for your refreshing spring pictures.......love it!happy spring to you!keep posting pictures.

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TINKS_XOX 3/21/2014 9:29AM

    Your blog post just made me feel really happy.
Beautiful photo's of beautiful flowers!
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    How gorgeous! I expect you must have even more flowers now... Your garden is so beautiful!

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TIME2BLOOM4ME 3/1/2014 5:51PM

    You must be in Ca. It's in full bloom here. So beautiful.

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SWEETTOOTH10 2/27/2014 11:58AM

    Beautiful pics... I 'm SO looking forward to when Spring finally comes to Massachusetts! Been such A LONG cold winter! I only see flowers and pl emoticon ants at work, right now. Least I can work with them, in the meanwhile...It Does calm you... emoticon M emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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TUDAFD 2/22/2014 11:18PM

    Beautiful photos. Just what I need to see on such a cold winter day. What kind of fruit trees do you have? I'm considering planting a crab apple tree in my front yard but can't decide if it's a crazy idea because of the mess or the work or both. Enjoy the rest of your weekend. :)

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SPEEDYDOG 2/21/2014 12:32PM

    Hi Jackie,

Thanks for sharing such pretty photos. I am in awe how nice everything looks so early in the year. I live in the Colorado Mountains so Spring is still 4 months away. But at least I can live vicariously by looking at your blog.

Thanks, Bruce

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RACEWELLWON 2/21/2014 9:28AM

    Wow - all you hard work paying off ! very lovely Jackie , Hugs K

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HICKOK-HALEY 2/21/2014 12:13AM

    Your yard is more colorful then mine lol...We bought a Anna Apple Tree today, and it has pink blossoms on it already. Our weather has been so nice, but says we have a chance of rain on the 28th. Keep your fingers crossed. We had another female Hummer show up, and the poor bird is being chased off by the Hummer that has been here. I don't get it. My MIL had all kinds of Hummers, and they got along. I barley had any Junco's in our yard this year. Kind of disappointed. emoticon

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CHANTENAY 2/20/2014 10:20AM

    What good shots. It looks so good to see those flowers and birds. The scenes are what you would see in May around here, maybe April for the grape hyacinths. Thanks for taking the time to post them.

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GRANDMASHUNGRY 2/19/2014 11:33PM

    Oh my, Jackie your pictures are wonderful.
I can't wait until I start seeing blooms here.
Your pictures always have a calming effect on me. I just love them.
I think you should publish a book with your nature pics. in it. I'd be first in line to buy one! emoticon

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WINE4GIRL 2/19/2014 8:57PM

    I was going to say the plants and bummers were gorgeous, then I got to the pic of Buddy! Wow! What a handsome boy! Glad your getting outside. Glorious isn't it?

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ALEXSGIRL1 2/19/2014 6:31PM

    thanks so much for the beauty of spring we got another 8 inches yesterday was supposed to be 45 today made it to 29 and we got ice and sleet . yuk sick f it your pic were just what I need to boost my spirits

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BLITZEN44 2/19/2014 5:56PM

    Love them all! Thanks for sharing and brightening my day! emoticon

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DSHONEYC 2/19/2014 5:40PM

    Wonderful! Thank you.

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NISSANGIRL 2/19/2014 4:24PM

    Beautiful Pics Jackie!!! cannot wait to see that soon!! we had lots of sun today and it was so much warmer!!! love the hummers and plant pics! looks like u had a wonderful day! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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1BEACHWALKER 2/19/2014 3:09PM

    Just gorgeous and best of all is Patty sitting on the porch! You should frame that one!! Nice to see signs of spring like that! Always loved Grape Hyacinths! Love your yard! Thanks for such a nice blog! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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    Oh wow! I'm a little jealous! We haven't had any snow this winter but it'll still be a couple of months before the trees will begin to bloom. Lovely pictures! Thanks for sharing :)

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    So beautiful, Jackie! I felt like I was there witnessing all of the wonder that is in your yard. Patrick is so handsome. In late summer I put up hummingbird feeders, well, they were on their way South and it was a feeding frenzy. I couldn't keep up. Your bird photography is mesmerizing. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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HOLLYM48 2/19/2014 1:32PM

    Oh, how absolutely Awesome!
Thanks for capturing that beauty and sharing it with the rest of us, many that are a few feet of snow still! I just love your yard and the beautiful trees and flowers that you have and of course Patrick!
No wonder you spend so much time in your garden.
Have a wonderful Wednesday and thanks for the pictures!

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TEDDIEBEAR1209 2/19/2014 1:14PM

    I am looking forward to the warmer weather! Thanks for this blog. emoticon

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PURPLEBEAR1963 2/19/2014 1:06PM

    What a WONDERful and cheery and uplifting blog, Jackie!
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Patrick looks absolutely perfect, so much so, that he almost looks like a painting!
We LOVE hummingbirds... have a couple feeders around the deck and the yard...
don't think we'll see any for awhile tho ;-)
I love that you have mockingbirds... love it!
My DH loves that you have fruit trees... I will hope with you that you don't get a late frost either!
Your flowers are already beautiful - wish you could send them to me for April 12th ;-)
Enjoy your day Jackie and thanks for sharing your walk...
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Good morning!!

Sunday, February 16, 2014

Love it when my mornings start out like this.

Have a great day everyone!

The geese are on the move too!

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WIFEALF2 3/22/2014 3:32PM

#9553; ∕⁀•´Sprinkling ♥ Love•.¸★
★¸.☆,,,& Blessings ♥`•.¸☆
happy spring!
thanks for dropping by......
have a great weekend!
blessings and hugs..........Lisa

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RACEWELLWON 3/3/2014 2:49PM

    Very beautiful ! Hugs K

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HOLLYM48 2/18/2014 7:50PM

    I hope the geese are flying back North, maybe they know that Spring is coming!
Let's hope so! Thanks for sharing your beautiful sunrise. What a great way to start a day!

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BLITZEN44 2/18/2014 1:10AM

    Love the cloud picture! Red sky in the morning, sailors warning. Hope you warned any sailors you might have seen today. emoticon

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CHANTENAY 2/17/2014 2:05PM

    Interesting cloud formations. I like the last sentiment so much.

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TUDAFD 2/16/2014 11:44PM

    Great blog and beautiful pictures. Love your new background and profile picture, too. :) Have a great week!

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GRANDMASHUNGRY 2/16/2014 11:39PM

I always love seeing your pictures, they have a calming effect on me.
Thank you for sharing the quotes and the picture!

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HICKOK-HALEY 2/16/2014 10:14PM

    Love the first quote. Haven't the clouds been interesting? And so much color!! emoticon

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ALEXSGIRL1 2/16/2014 6:36PM

    awesome loved the quotes

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    love the pics!

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1BEACHWALKER 2/16/2014 4:04PM

    Loved this Jackie!! Keep blogging! LOVE that sunset!!! Glad you are keeping it up with the bike and walking!! Doing great buddy!! emoticon emoticon emoticon
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    happy emoticon day

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LISASGONNADOIT 2/16/2014 12:17PM

    Thank you for the beautiful message and pics!!! You are beautiful, have a wonderful day doing what you love to do! Big hugs!! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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JMC155 2/16/2014 12:08PM

    Good morning, beautiful blog

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VTORIA3 2/16/2014 10:19AM

    Love the photos and the messages. They helped launch my Sunday! Thanks for positng emoticon

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ANGELFMABV 2/16/2014 10:11AM

    Good morning! What a beautiful blog! Have a great morning!

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PURPLEBEAR1963 2/16/2014 9:50AM

    Good Morning Jackie.... stunning sunrise, yes!!
I'm sure you had a beautiful walk :)
Great Blog.. so true...
and we are all so blessed in so many ways!
Each day is new day and a new start and a Special Gift :)
Enjoy your Gift today Jackie:)
Thanks for the blog!
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-BLESSINGS- 2/16/2014 9:16AM

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BLESSings ~ ALLways ~ Deby

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RACEWELLWON 2/16/2014 9:11AM

    emoticon emoticon So true - make everyday a new day - Hugs K

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Fun Pictures, great days.

Friday, December 20, 2013

Usually the only birds I see in my yard are crows.

But a couple of days ago, all the crows were gone for some reason and I had a wonderful surprise. ROBINS!

About 30 of them all around the yard, could not get too close, did not want them to fly away.
Also had a woodpecker.

A Junco

I think this is a Black Phoebe

Anna Hummingbird.

Beautiful sunrises almost every morning.

Love my mountains.

I have had my ups and downs this year, but when I think about what I have and all the beauty I see every day, well, you know, 2013 has been a great year. I still have my gardens.

I still have my family, my hubby and kids, but they don't like there picture here, lo.
I also have my Buddy Patrick

Hope you enjoyed my pictures, finally got some good pictures of the birds. Merry Christmas everyone. We can makes this the best New Year ever. WE CAN DO THIS!!

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TIME2BLOOM4ME 2/8/2014 7:05PM

    I love it. emoticon

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WIFEALF2 2/1/2014 5:26PM

    love all the pictures please send the warm weather down to us please still cold here and its snowing more GRRRR.enjoy your nice weather....think of us...lolll

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MOONGLOWSNANA 1/27/2014 6:28AM

  I enjoyed seeing all of your pictures, especially the birds and your garden. Just lovely!

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1BEACHWALKER 1/26/2014 12:03AM

    I can't believe I missed this! I guess it was the busy time on my break off SP! The crows have left us too! emoticon And we saw lots of robins too! Just love Patrick! Cute pics of him! Love that sunrise too and the mountain...you do live in a pretty place! Let's hope 2014 will be the best yet! Love and hugs, emoticon

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ELMA1913 1/19/2014 4:01PM

    I am really late at looking at your beautiful pictures! (It's windy and cold outside, and I am finally catching up with my Spark friends). The pictures are stunning, and I am so glad that I FINALLY saw them. Hugs.

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LYDDIECAT 1/14/2014 10:46PM

    I am stumbling on these pictures late, but enjoying them nevertheless. You live in a beautiful area! I love your birds and mountains and Patrick!

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WIFEALF2 1/12/2014 9:30PM

    great pictures as always,happy new year.

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TRI_BABE 1/12/2014 6:50PM

    Nice pics ! As always!

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    I love the framed pics of Patrick in the wreaths!
I think those are our robins! LOL! Going where it's warm.
....and the woodpeckers, you can keep them. They destroy my house every year! Even with acres of woods behind us they still pick the houses. UGH!
It's been a wonderful year!
Love your pictures. ...especially seeing green! LOL!!
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    Great pictures! I was surprised to see how different the robins look in your area of the world. Here they are much smaller and rounder. Fun to see this!
Happy New Year!

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JMARIES51 12/29/2013 1:00PM

    Thanks for sharing the beautiful pictures. And thank you for stopping by and supporting me on Spark. I have added you as a friend. Joann

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LISASGONNADOIT 12/28/2013 11:11PM

    Your pictures are awesome! I can't believe how many birds you saw, so many different kinds. Nature is so beautiful so thank you for sharing! And Patrick, omg, he is such a beautiful boy!!! Thank you for your awesome support too, it means a lot. emoticon

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JULIEC591 12/28/2013 1:25PM

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HOLLYM48 12/24/2013 9:14AM

    i loved the pics of the birds! I love woodpeckers. They are such fun birds to watch. And the hummingbird holding still for you to get the pic is awesome!
Of course Patrick loves getting his pic taken, he is such a handsome guy.
2013 has been challenging in some ways but the important things are indeed what we should focus on!
I hope you have a very Merry Christmas Eve and a wonderful day tomorrow with family and loved ones.
Thanks for sharing your beautiful yard and those gorgeous mountains, the sunrise is always such a good way to think about our blessings and the fact that it is a new day!

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PANFRIEDTROUT 12/24/2013 12:30AM

    really liked your pictures & I'm always amazed when people know the names of the birds they're looking at LoL.

thanks for posting these!

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HICKOK-HALEY 12/23/2013 11:09PM

    Ok, I am trying this again lol. Love Patrick looking through the wreath. Robins...You have so many..I love their eyes. I am pretty sure that is a male Nuttall's Woodpecker. We have them here to. I haven't seen a Junco yet in our yard. The Black Phoebe is such a pretty little bird. I am jealous of the Hummingbird. We haven't seen any for a couple of months now. Maybe it gets to cold here. We have been getting nice Sunsets as well.
Great pics!!

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KMVBBAM 12/23/2013 8:58PM

    I am right with you, this will be an outstanding new year and love your sentiments. The birds were incredible. I am on the look out for my cardinal, only saw him twice this past week. Happy Holidays!

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VTORIA3 12/23/2013 9:43AM

    Love the photos. Great pics of the birds. Thanks for sharing them. So many positives to enjoy in life. Merry Christmas, Happy New Year friend! Here's to a fabulous healty and fit 2014! emoticon

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BLITZEN44 12/23/2013 2:09AM

    Love your pictures! I saw a little bird on the tree in my yard yesterday and all I could think was, "Why didn't you fly south for the winter?" and "How do you stay warm at night?" Yes, I'm talking to the birds now... just call me Snow White! lol Seriously though, you have great pictures and I especially like the ones of your garden and dog. You are a great photographer!

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ALEXSGIRL1 12/22/2013 6:55PM

    what a beautiful place you live in. I loved the pictures merry Christmas and wishing you a happy healthy new year

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TUDAFD 12/22/2013 4:49PM

    Love 'em the second time around, too. I'm trying to imagine Christmas with your weather. :)

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GOING4GOAL2014 12/21/2013 1:31PM

    I will trade you the view of the apartment building next door for that lovely mountain view! I love your dog! They are such a loyal loving friend. My parents raised Goldens when I was a kid so I was always around them. They are such an intelligent loyal breed. Now I have a basset hound and although incredibly loyal I find him a tad dense and challenging. lol Is yours an Irish setter?! Or mixed breed?

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STARTINGINLIMBO 12/21/2013 12:06PM

    Wow, that's great you saw such a variety of birds! Loved all the photos. Thanks for sharing!

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SEAWILLOW 12/21/2013 8:41AM

    I loved visiting your corner of the world! Thanks for sharing!

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NISSANGIRL 12/21/2013 7:58AM

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GAYLLYNNE 12/21/2013 7:45AM

    These are fabulous pictures, one more incredible than the next. I loved that woodpecker! I hear them in my back yard (it's a big wooded area) but never, ever see them. Thanks for sharing (love the dog!)

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MAGGIEVAN 12/21/2013 12:47AM

    Loved your photos. Now I also know what a Robin looks like. A wonderful Christmas for you too.

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SUSANBEAMON 12/21/2013 12:27AM

  yard full of birds. i'm lucky to get one or two, and the cat sees more of them than i do.

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RACEWELLWON 12/20/2013 11:39PM

    Oh Jackie - I just returned from a Christmas Party with my granddaughters and came to sync in and I noticed your Blog - What a lovely surprise to see all of those Robins in your beautiful Garden . The Woodpecker , adorable - I cannot wait to show my Mom the entire time we were out West we searched and searched for a woodpecker but a no show . Patrick still the Most Handsome Man around, very distinguished . All of the birds just Wonderful ! emoticon

Yes , I agree even with all of our troubles we are still so very Lucky ! emoticon

Merry Christmas to you Jackie and your Family - Patty too -

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PURPLEBEAR1963 12/20/2013 11:04PM

    Yes I love your pictures :)
And I love how it sounds like you love where you live so much - that's so important :)
the sunrise picture is breathtaking :)
I love birds - my favorite animal :)

What I don't like is -
your ending -
sounded like a good bye??

And if I'm on the right track...
it better be just a "gone for the holidays" goodbye!!

I hope everything is okay with you!!

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ONLYTEMPORARY 12/20/2013 10:51PM

    Awesome pics! Thanks for sharing them with us.

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RENATA144 12/20/2013 10:46PM

  emoticon for sharing the beautiful photos !

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