Change of Seasons

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I see you gazing into the silver light,

before taking flight,

Gold finches, collecting grassy threads

to build their nest,

a place to rest at night.

 

Hope you too are enjoying the signs of the change of seasons. Thank you for stopping by today~.    Terre’s Blog – Women of All Seasons

c2020

Photography: Birds

 

Hairy Woodpecker, USA (3)Here’s a little female Hairy Woodpecker, crooked beak and all, who has taken up residence at our house with her mate this winter. About anytime you look out you will see her. Have had other resident birds before, but not woodpeckers. Fun to watch and always learning. Maybe she had her beak where it shouldn’t have been? Happy day & birding~

Nikon D7200, ISO800, 1/500 sec, f/6.3, 600mm, no flash.

Thanks for stopping by!  Terre’s Blog – Women of All Seasons  

c2020

Tenacity

Tenacity.I Survived Not Because...

There are certain times in life that seem to challenge us to overcome something.  To not just overcome, but survive and prevail. Perhaps you are in one of these times now.  If you are truly living, life just tends to bring its shares of shadows amidst the dancing and the joy.  The peaks and the valleys that change sometimes without warning.

Maybe you have been there before.  If so, what strengths or resources did you draw from to help you not only get through, but survive? What hard-learned lessons were gleaned from the past that you can build on now to help you claim victory?  You have the power.

 

Terre’s Blog – Women of All Seasons 

c2020

Dare…

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It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare, it is because we do not dare that they are difficult.     ~  Seneca

Photography: Birds

Pileated Woodpecker ( Dryocopus pileatus )

” Hey… You need a bigger suet block! ” 

This big bird surprised us today with a visit to our backyard feeding station. He actually made it onto the suet block by wrapping himself around it. But he made it work. There were actually a pair of woodpeckers, but only one was tempted by the bird food.

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Nikon D7200, Tamron 200-600, ISO 800, 600mm, 1/1000 sec, f/8, no flash, crop only. (Top photo). Second photo not as sharp as bird and cage swaying or spinning due to his size. I will continue to work on this.

Have a great day & thank you for stopping by today! 

Terre’s Blog – Women of All Seasons      c2020

 

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