Deer Chronicles – Part 2

Looking out of nature’s window can reveal things you just don’t expect. Those surprises can make you smile, cry, or gasp, and everything in between. This surprise was an example of fortitude. The definition of fortitude is having strong will in the face of danger or pain. What do you think?

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When the Eagles are Gone

”A spider’s web is stronger than it looks. Although it is made of thin, delicate strands, the web is not easily broken.” -EB White, Charlotte’s Web

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The Deer Chronicles

My house sits on 2 acres of land. Once upon a time ago, the farmer who owned my property also farmed the land next to us. We enjoyed fields of corn, wheat, and soybeans for many years. Good friends and neighbors own 11 acres of woods behind us. I have spent much time walking and exploring these woods.

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Yes to the Nest Site

“O bluebird, welcome back again, Thy azure coat and ruddy vest, Are hues that April loveth best.”

John Burroughs
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The Long Journey

“I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order.” -John Burroughs

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Alone

DSC_3571“Don’t cry because it’s over, Smile because it happened.”
– Ted Geisel (Dr. Seuss)

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Banding Season is Here

“The eagles are coming! The eagles are coming!” -J. R. R. Tolkien The Lord of the RingsDSC_0033 Continue reading

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The Long Wait is Over

“The wait is long, my dream of you does not end.” -Nuala O’Faolain

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Lightening Does Strike Twice

“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.”
Eleanor Roosevelt

I’ve lived my entire life in the same general area I do now. As a child, a bald eagle flying through the sky or perched in a tree above the river was just not a part of my rural landscape as it is today. My kindergarten, first, and second graders are growing up with the bald eagle as part of their landscape thanks to the conservation efforts of the Endangered and Non-game Species Program in New Jersey.

 

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When An Eagle Nest Fails

Nature can be awe inspiring and beautiful. Watching a powerful bald eagle gently offer food to a newly hatched chick is amazing. Cheering awkward chicks walking on wobbly legs, and holding your breath when they take that first flight are the events live cam viewers look forward to year after year.

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Duke Farms Live Cam 2016

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