Irvine, California The second pair of hummingbird babies that our Mama Bird has hatched this year.
Watching our baby hummingbirds grow these past few weeks has been so fascinating. I feel incredibly lucky to have had such a close-up view of this little miracle. By the beginning of last week the babies were hard pressed to fit their almost adult-sized bodies into the nest and I had no doubt that they'd... Continue Reading →
My how our babies have grown! It's been nine days since I last shared photos with you and I think you too will be amazed at the changes. Here's how the little ones looked on April 8th when they were about 8 or 9 days old. They are getting their pin feathers and their beaks... Continue Reading →
Last week I was watering a plant on my windowsill when a flash of movement caught my eye. A hummingbird! She hovered on the other side of the glass and I couldn't figure out why she was looking at me through this window. The hummers in my garden are always checking out what I'm doing, but... Continue Reading →
Mary Beth: Raccoons have been visiting us since we got back and they have been downright rude! I'm pretty sure they were setting up house on our deck while we were living on Block Island — droppings and the shredded cat bed were my first clue that we might not be alone. They come late... Continue Reading →
B: My plants are finally in the ground. It seemed like such a long process. And the truth is it kind of was. Per my usual habit, I had to research EVERYTHING; partly because I just need to know and partly because I HATE making mistakes. And that’s ridiculous, of course. I mean really, what's... Continue Reading →