Monthly Archives: January 2011

I Have A Major Crush

We met in church. Me; divorced mother of 7 – he; divorced father of 3. I just knew I was destined to be a lonely single mother for the rest of my life. After all I thought – who in … Continue reading

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Get Out And Bird! And Make Friends. And Have Fun.

We had an amazing turnout for the January Birding the Big Thompson River Walk series I’m leading here in Loveland today.Fifty-seven people showed up in windy, blustery, cold conditions to see what birds we could drum up out of the … Continue reading

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A Happy Book Winner!

Here is Joan Skogen with her new book. She says she’s thrilled. Next month we’ll have another give away!

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How To Watch A Bird – I And The Bird #142

Well now, I know that most of you probably know how to watch a bird. But lately I’ve seen more and more birders just walking by birds of all kinds. Starlings, sparrows, pigeons, ducks. Ignored. Robins, finches, doves. Ignored, waved … Continue reading

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Ramblings

I love Januarys. There is just something fresh about January.Well, no surprise I’m again tacking the weight/food issue and I’m doing pretty well. I’m eating better foods. I’ve lost six pounds so far with only watching portion sizes. It’s been … Continue reading

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GullapalOOza!

You might have heard of the name by now – Gullapalooza. I’m not a hundred percent sure, but my guess would be that the name was coined by Ted Floyd, shown below using his great oratory skills in trying to … Continue reading

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We Have A Winner!

And the winner is: Joan S, who left the seventh comment. We put the numbers in a bowl and my husband pulled one out! Joan, please contact me with your information. Congratulations! And thank you all for participating. I can … Continue reading

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What’s Growing In My January Garden?

I haven’t looked at my garden for a week or so.. I harvested some lettuce right before the snow and buttoned everything up tight. Here is one covered bed and my garlic bed.Here is the other covered bed. Just outside … Continue reading

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Birds O’ The Morning – Giveaway!

I am excited to announce that I will be doing Once a Month bird book giveaways this year. For my first BOTM Giveaway I am featuring Ted Floyd’s new book Smithsonian Field Guide to the Birds of North America. If … Continue reading

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Wanna Go Birding?

Some of you may know that I’ve begun a series of Bird Walks here in Loveland – Birding The Big Thompson. I’ve been blown away by the enthusiastic response. The first walk we had over 25 folks attend, the second … Continue reading

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