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Chesnut Park on a Saturday morning.

Standing on the observation tower, an osprey saw me and said “Hey, there’s Dina. I’m going to swing by and give her a hug.” or maybe not.  He just banked and kept cruising by. A juvenile moorhen eating yucky pond … Continue reading

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The usual stuff at Chesnut park

Nothing new on my recent walk around Chesnut Park. The catbirds are back for the winter and you could hear them calling all over the park. I have to laugh at myself. As I was driving out of the park … Continue reading

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Spotted critters at the park

I stopped by Chesnut Park on the way home from work in early August to see if there were any baby deer. Since it had just stopped raining I was thinking there wouldn’t be a lot of people there so … Continue reading

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After the rain stopped

The rain never seemed to stop in late June and continued in early July. We finally had a Saturday morning that was clear and sunny so I headed out to Chesnut Park. The swamp that the boardwalks run through was … Continue reading

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Saturday morning walk at Chesnut Park

The water was almost gone in May due to the drought we were having. Most of the little ponds were dried up and the deer were grazing in the pond. Most of the plants were looking parched. Little critters. I … Continue reading

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Chesnut Park in late February.

Sleepy barred owl high up in a tree. A few usuals – black and white warbler, grackle and a cardinal. A pileated woodpecker taken right into the sun. A great blue heron flying close over my head. I saw this … Continue reading

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We Bought A Zoo!!!

Just kidding, April Fools!! Just another visit to Horsepower for Kids. A Saturday morning hanging out at the horse farm/petting zoo/animal sanctuary. A girl and her horse.

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Play date with the deer

We had a short cold spell in early January.  I was tempted to stay in bed under the covers but since I was already awake I bundled up and braved the 50 degree weather (don’t laugh)!! There were only a … Continue reading

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“They paved paradise and put a parking lot”

Late in the afternoon, all of the deer were napping deep in the woods.  I could see a few of them from the boardwalk but they were trying to hide. A little blue heron walking around near the boardwalk. A … Continue reading

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A quiet moment in the woods

Critters at the park. I was standing on the boardwalk looking for birds and heard a noise in the leaves. Thinking it was a squirrel, I didn’t look down right away. When I did, this was staring up at me. … Continue reading

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