And Now They’re Gone

They arrive between Thanksgiving and Christmas to cheer up the holidays, though their colors are hardly festive. On arrival for their winter stay, they seem like nondescript little birds with only some subtle wing bars that verify they are goldfinches. Through the early spring they gradually brighten to their brilliant namesake plumage with a dozenContinue reading “And Now They’re Gone”

Springing to Life

While on our walk in the Cross Florida Greenway yesterday we discovered spring in full bloom, even though farther north, the country is still in winter’s grasp. Now I know the answer to the question I often heard while growing up in Nebraska this time of year: W-w-w-why w-w-w-would anyone ever w-w-w-want to m-m-m-move toContinue reading “Springing to Life”