Monthly Archives: December 2011

Thanks to Wonderful Neighbors Karen & Jim, Squirrels and Blue Jays have a GREAT Holiday!

We were so surprised when we came home and found a LARGE holiday gift bag, filled with what is best described as a large wire ring wreath, and a bag of peanuts, along with a lovely card. Our animal-loving-kindred-spirits-neighbors, Karen more »

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Two Best Buds – Our Bourke Parrots (aka Bourke Parakeets); Our Female bird gets the munchies!

These two birds have come a long way since they first met. Now they can share the same cage, and when they do, they are very sympatico. Here are some little glimpses into their world: Here is some footage of more »

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Rosie and Emma Plant a Seed™ Now Available on Amazon!

Rosie and Emma Plant a Seed™ is M. Nicole van Dam’s joyous and beautifully illustrated children’s book about a young girl Emma and her Leonberger dog Rosie, who find a mysterious seed and plant it. As the mysterious seed grows, more »

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Super Tough, Inspirational Squirrel Shows Spirit!

Our little Molly Squirrel seems to have been in some mishap – perhaps she slipped in the rain – so now one of her hind legs seems to just hang there.  Somehow, she seems to be managing on three legs more »

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HAPPY HOLIDAYS & Cozy, Fun Doings!

HAPPY HOLIDAYS EVERYBODY!  In the holiday spirit. our creativity therapy group  created the “most beautiful ever” gingerbread house at last night’s Creativity Central – and that was by unanimous vote of all of us! Powered by Kathleen’s homemade pumpkin bread more »

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New Bird Feeder Gets Approval from Black-Headed Grosbeak!

Here is a photo of the new bird feeder set-up and of the black-headed grosbeak checking out the new feeder today! Since our bird feeder was so extraordinarily busy, we decided to hang a second one, and it just received more »

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On Bourke Parrots (Parakeets) and Organic Vegetable Gardens

Well, it’s very common for the Bourkes, after they’ve been out for awhile, to fly back to their cages, and frequently they play games – each one flies into the other’s cage, for example. Well, today our happy little Bourkes more »

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Another Photo of our Black-Headed Grosbeak and More Videos of Squirrels and Nature from the Garden

Our injured Black-Headed Grosbeak spends a lot of time looking West – I wonder if that is the last direction he saw his fellow Grosbeak’s migrate towards before he fell behind? Here is a photo of the little guy, looking more »

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