Tag Archives: birds

Of Oscars and Owls

Great-Horned-Owl

What a wonderful spring we’re having here in Northern California. I’ve been working on my garden removing the things that didn’t survive the deer or early frosts and then shopping for and planting more of what seems to thrive. The temperature is just warm enough to feel rejuvenating as I work outside and the light [...]

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Bird Watching

Bluejays bathing

  The poet Nikki Giovanni once said that she spent a lot of time learning about bird watching. ┬áPlacing these birdbath basalt rocks in my new garden has made me want to do the same. We’ve created our own little aviary hammam out front and when I’m around I try to sit very still so [...]

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Kathryn Pritchett

writes about Things Elemental — where we find shelter, why we connect, what sustains us and how we strut our stuff.

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    • Day 30 | Thankful for . . . Nancy Kathryn Pritchett who arrived a week and a day ago on her due date (so punctual!) which also happened to be Earth Day (Wecome!) to two excited and devoted parents with three (also excited and devoted) grandparents waiting nearby and other grandparents and aunts and uncles just an "It's a Girl" text away after a long labor and a short push at Stanford hospital which is only an hour's drive from us if the traffic is good as is her home in Campbell so we can see her regularly which we consider a great blessing because really is there anything better than holding a newborn?