Downy or Hairy???

 I read an article by Rhiannon L. Crain on the differences of 2 types of woodpeckers, the downy and hairy. Part of the article is featured below: “……Downy and hairy woodpeckers have similar coloration and behavior. But there are two big differences that separate them.  How to identify them: This is where things get tricky. Downy […]

Pink Hydrangea

One of my favorite flowers is the pink hydrangea.  I love the flower head that is often bigger than the size of my hand.  The hydrangea grows from the spring to the fall.  I love the big showy bush that changes colors as it dries.  When the flowerhead is dried it becomes a delightful centerpiece […]

June 2-18, 2017, lots of miles and memories………

Happy 1st Day of Spring…….

It has been unusually warm here in Utah with the temperature setting new records such as 76 degrees.  You will hear no grumbling from me.  Spring is my favorite time of year.  I love that it is not too hot or cold.  My favorite thing about spring is all of the new growth in nature. […]

A Peek Into Nature……….2017

What a majestic sight to see these bull elk just hanging out on the outer edge of National Elk Refuge in Jackson, Wyoming.  I love the elk in the middle that is licking a cattail for his afternoon snack.  It is a privilege to view this everyday event for the elk but one that is […]

Water Landing

American White Pelican “…One of the largest North American birds, the American White Pelican is majestic in the air. The birds soar with incredible steadiness on broad, white-and-black wings. Their large heads and huge, heavy bills give them a prehistoric look. On the water they dip their pouched bills to scoop up fish, or tip-up […]