Mr. and Mrs. Painted Bunting and friend

The multi-colored male Painted Bunting is one of everyone’s favorites here at the feeder (sometimes shared with a female Cardinal or other larger bird). He and his lovely, yellow-green female companion return here every year and this is a great spot to catch a glimpse of them . . . because they actually stand still […]

Finally, a Visit to Cornell Lab of Ornithology~!

Ithaca, New York, home of Cornell Lab of Ornithology, was a relatively short 3-hour drive from where I lived most of my life in upstate NY. But it wasn’t till this past summer – after having lived in Florida for 10 years – that I finally had the opportunity to visit the Lab and Sapsucker […]

Colorful Houses of Belize

We recently enjoyed a visit to the Central American country of Belize. What a wonderful place – beautifully unspoiled and inhabited by the most friendly, easy-going, and lovely people!! Well worth a visit ☀️😎 I was especially struck by the many charming little homes all along the rural roads and village streets~! Here are just […]