Well, the birds have abandoned the nest they started in our bird house. I couldn't figure out why, so I decided to look up the answer. According the the blog at Wild Birds Unlimited, "chickadees shop around for nest sites. They check out lots of potential locations. They have been known to begin excavating and even start building a nest in three to five d[...]
We're getting concerned. We haven't seen Cheese and Burger in a couple of days. The sparrows are trying to get into the nest box, but so far, they don't fit into the openings. We hope they haven't abandoned the box and return. These little birds, with their black cap and bib and white sides to the face, fascinate us to no end. The sexes look alike exc[...]
Cheese & Burger continue to keep us entertained. Cheese (the male) sits on the perch and sings his "hey baby" song. I've seen two birds, but lately just Cheese. The naughty sparrows keep trying to invade the home, but fortunately, they're too big to get inside. When I was positive the birds were out and about, I opened the back of the house to see wh[...]
Day 1 - Today a pair of chickadees (Cheese and Burger) moved into the purple birdhouse. It's a two story building, and I think they've decided to occupy both floors. They didn't need a moving van, but I did see them bring in some furniture - no TV so at least I know they won't be tapping into my cable. LOL We were anxiously awaiting their move in as they[...]
I was happy to be a runner up in the Chasing the Light contest juried by Mike Moats. Lots of great images.
Got this article on Style and Vision in my email yesterday and thought it was worth sharing. Enjoy the read.
Ten of my Michigan images will be on exhibit beginning tomorrow at the Community Television Network in Ann Arbor. They'll be up through June. Three other artists will also be on exhibit. If you get the opportunity, come and enjoy the art work on display.
Here's my good news for today from the Lawrence Street Gallery: Congratulations! Monte Nagler chose your work to be in our annual Exposures: Photography '15 exhibit! We will be having our opening reception this Thursday (Friday is Good Friday and Passover so we decided to move the opening up one day) from 6 - 9 pm. We also will be hosting a mid-month recep[...]
Butterfly season is coming up. Meijer Gardens has its butterflies are blooming exhibition and pretty soon the little winged beauties will be visiting our gardens. If you can't get to the Meijer exhibit and can't wait for the warmer weather to bring out the butterflies, you can always visit the Detroit Zoo's terrific butterfly house. I thought I'd share th[...]