December 30, 2020

A Few Scenes; A Few Memories

The large birds clustered in the trees are vultures. They aren't glamorous birds but they seem to be social with each other.

The noble woodpecker is a red-bellied woodpecker. 

Both ducks and geese like to gather around an open pool in the ice. Here we see mallard ducks. 

Charlie the Squirrel is hanging around the bird feeders.


I read today that fellow blogger Abraham Wesley Lincoln passed away yesterday at the age of 86. The last post I saw from him was an update on Facebook in which he lamented the death of his beloved wife. Abe was a wonderful photographer and artist.

On a happier note, today is my older brother's birthday. Here are a couple of photos of him as a baby, taken before I was born. Happy birthday, Rick!


  1. Hello Linda,

    Happy Birthday to your brother Rick! I love all the birds, the vultures, Woodpecker and the ducks. Cute photos of your brother. I wish you all the best in 2021, a happy and healthy New Year.

  2. My sister's birthday is today! Happy Birthday to Rick!! Love the bird photos. And, Linda, have a glorious New Year!!

  3. Por un feliz ¡AÑO NUEVO 2021! para ti y toda tu familia.

    Un saludo desde Salamanca.

  4. ...let's hope for better memories in 2021.

  5. Thanks for your daily posts that brighten my mornings! Hope 2021 is much easier, safer, happier than the last year!

  6. Always cool when you can spot a woodpecker! Have a happy new years!

  7. ... I do like Charlie :)

    Here's to a better 2021.
    My good wishes.

    All the best Jan

  8. lovely family shots :)
    I love your cute red-bellied woodpecker.
    Happy New Year!


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