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I was part of a Michigan Audubon birding trip recently to Sault Ste. Marie. I had one thing on my mind - please god, let me see the Snowy Owl. At the beginning of our trip, our guide went around the circle asking everyone what they wanted to see (Northern Shrike, Sharp-tailed Grouse, etc.) I realized that they had already seen the Snowy Owl. Immediately I was filled with envy and despair. What was wrong with me? I had made my husband drive mercilessly around northern Michigan to…Continue
One thing I've noticed at the cabin, I can't stop claiming ownership of everything. That is MY pine tree, that is MY Downy Woodpecker and this is MY clean air. So I guess it's no surprise as I discovered a little baby red squirrel that I became a "proud mama" who had to share photos with all her friends of MY baby.
I mistakenly discovered my new baby as I was searching through my binoculars for eagles one day from the cabin deck. A furry little head caught my eye.…
One of the things I look forward to on our winter weekends to our cabin, is the bird watching opportunities this season brings. The feeders get a little busier and I look forward to some of my favorite friends returning such as the redpolls and pine siskins. Recently I was thrilled to get a photo of the pileated woodpecker (pictured above.) I cannot tell you how many times I have reached for my camera and this bird goes screeching off, I swear…
It's an ongoing dream of my husband and mine. We want to live in Northern Michigan. Every weekend when we drive back downstate from our log home, I feel like I'm leaving my "real home." We built our modest vacation log home last year and are already looking forward to the next one. I love how it's the perfect compliment to nature - perfect for living up north.