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  1. Birds of a Feather

    Birds of a Feather

    Anna Color Challenge 2/9-2/22/24 found here: https://oscraps.com/community/threads/annacolor-challenge-02-09-2024-02-22-2024.39307/ Journaling reads: I love the variety of birds that come to my feeders! Rain or shine, they always brighten my day with their beauty!
  2. Chickadee

    Chickadee

    Done for the Color Play Challenge by Lynn Grieveson found here: https://oscraps.com/community/threads/2024-01-lynn-grieveson-january-2024-color-play-challenge-through-february-19-2024.39223/ Journaling reads: The chickadee is the smallest bird around the feeder, but he can do the most...
  3. Mandarin Ducks

    Mandarin Ducks

    Journaling reads: The first mandarins were imported to Britain in the mid-18th century, but it wasn't until the 1930s that escapes from wildfowl collections started breeding here. Mandarins favor small wooded ponds and avoid lakes or large bodies of open water. Mandarins, like most ducks...
  4. O Thoughtless Dandelion

    O Thoughtless Dandelion

    Journaling reads: O! thoughtless Dandelion, to be misled By a few warm days to leave thy natural bed, Was folly growth and blooming over soon. And yet, thou blasted yellow-coated gem, Full many a heart has but a common boon With thee, now freezing on thy slender stem. –George Marion McClellan...
  5. Handful of Treasures Tucked Away

    Handful of Treasures Tucked Away

    Done for the White Space Challenge #7 found here: https://oscraps.com/community/threads/february-challenge-7-white-space.39246/ Journaling reads: Mark watched this squirrel find his treasure that was buried in the yard! A big walnut! 2/2/24
  6. Chipping Sparrow

    Chipping Sparrow

    Done for the Free For All Monochrome Challenge #5 found here: https://oscraps.com/community/threads/february-challenge-5-free-for-all.39254/ Journaling reads: Chipping Sparrows forage in flocks, except during the breeding season. They usually forage on or near the ground in open areas near...
  7. The Best Things

    The Best Things

    Done for the 52 Inspirations Challenge #4 found here: https://oscraps.com/community/threads/february-challenge-4-52-inspirations.39200/ Journaling reads: It was delightful to walk out of my last PT session and notice the pond behind the parking lot. The Canada Geese were as curious about...
  8. After the Rain

    After the Rain

    Done for the Mood Board Challenge #3 found here: https://oscraps.com/community/threads/february-challenge-3-mood-board.39234/ It was a rainy day which added to the dreariness of the December day. As I watched the birds out the kitchen window, I observed the robins having a bath and drinking...
  9. American Goldfinch

    American Goldfinch

    Done for the Color Play Challenge found here: https://oscraps.com/community/threads/february-challenge-1-color-play.39193/ Journaling reads: I was totally surprised to learn that this seems to be a non-breeding adult American Goldfinch according to the picture I found on the internet. I...
  10. December Review Right

    December Review Right

    This turned out to be very busy, but I like all of the goodies to look at! Right side Large Photo: Even though she is a duller color than the Mister, Mrs. Bluebird is still pretty and visits the birdbath for a drink quite frequently. 12/23/23 Photos from top center around: Abby came home with...
  11. December Review Left

    December Review Left

    This turned out to be very busy, but I like all of the goodies to look at! Left side Large Photo: A beautiful, male bluebird enjoying the water in the bird bath. He saw us watching him through the kitchen window and watched us just as closely as we did him. 12/1/23 Photos from top center...
  12. December Review Spread

    December Review Spread

    This turned out to be very busy, but I like all of the goodies to look at! Left side Large Photo: A beautiful, male bluebird enjoying the water in the bird bath. He saw us watching him through the kitchen window and watched us just as closely as we did him. 12/1/23 Photos from top center...
  13. November Review Right

    November Review Right

    November Review Right side Journaling reads: Ilene came to visit with me today. While she was here she peeled the hard boiled eggs I had cooked and made egg salad for our lunch. Then we spent the afternoon playing Qwirkle. 11/16/23 My newest way to grocery shop is ordering online, paying...
  14. November Review Left

    November Review Left

    November Review Left Side Journaling reads: November began with a visit to OrthoCarolina as a followup to the ER in Alabama to have a cast put on my wrist. 11/1/23 I am thankful for the ability to order groceries from my recliner, have someone else gather them up so all I have to do is...
  15. November Review Spread

    November Review Spread

    November Review Left Side Journaling reads: November began with a visit to OrthoCarolina as a followup to the ER in Alabama to have a cast put on my wrist. 11/1/23 I am thankful for the ability to order groceries from my recliner, have someone else gather them up so all I have to do is...
  16. Advice-From-a-Cow-Color-12-1-to-12-14.jpg

    Advice-From-a-Cow-Color-12-1-to-12-14.jpg

    Anna Color 12-1 to 12-14 found here: https://oscraps.com/community/threads/annacolor-challenge-12-01-2023-12-14-2023.38801/ Journaling reads: Be outstanding in your field. Eat plenty of greens. Take time to ruminate. Know when to hoof it. Swing your tail. It’s OK to be a little moo-dy. Be...
  17. Pretty Birds Day 9

    Pretty Birds Day 9

    Done for the Day 9 Scraplift Challenge found here: https://oscraps.com/community/threads/day-9-chain-scraplift-challenge.38762/ I chose Susanne’s “Fresh Start” page found here: https://oscraps.com/community/media/fresh-start-jpg.385802/ The inspiration for my page was her multi photo...
  18. Brown-Headed Nuthatch

    Brown-Headed Nuthatch

    Journaling reads: This brown-headed nuthatch came to the feeder the first time ever today. I found out they make their home in the pine forest. The pines next to our property were being logged, and I’m afraid this little guy lost his home! Maybe he will find a new home soon but come back to...
  19. Bluebird Through My Window - Dec Use it All

    Bluebird Through My Window - Dec Use it All

    Done for the Use It All Designer Challenge for December found here: https://oscraps.com/community/threads/use-it-all-challenge-with-karen-schulz-december-2023.38799/ Journaling reads: I loved seeing the bluebirds drinking from the birdbath hanging from our deck. Mrs. Bluebird enjoyed a long...
  20. Day 4 Curious Titmouse

    Day 4 Curious Titmouse

    12 Days of December - Day 4 Re-Do a Layout Challenge found here: https://oscraps.com/community/threads/day-4-redo-a-layout-challenge.38751/ I used a page I did for a Designer Challenge back in November 2020 (Put a Bird On It). I used the same page design, but switched out the photo to a...
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