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Happy San Jacinto Day!

Oscar Farish was born on December 18, 1812, in Fredericksburg, Virginia, and emigrated to Texas in October, 1835 to pursue his profession of land surveyor. He joined Captain McIntyre’s Company of Col. 88 more words


Yard specimens from the last few days. I’ve seen the Rose-breasts and Inca Doves daily this week.

Common Yellowthroat
Swainson’s Thrush

It’s called common but this is a bird I rarely see. 123 more words

Galveston Birds

Little Notes: Preparing for Vacation!

Hello Darling Hearts!

We’ve recently started preparing for our May family vacation to Galveston. Things are quite busy around here, but I don’t intend on letting that affect my blogging schedule in any way.

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Stephanie & Micah | Engagements

This session was so special to me. Stephanie and I have been friends for years – close to a decade, actually. We were introduced to each other by a mutual friend and attended the same high school for a few years. 586 more words

Rose-breasted Grosbeak

At my feeder this morning.

Rose-breasted Grosbeak

Nice to see something a bit more exotic than a House Sparrow out my kitchen window. Looks like his V-neck rose breast is still coming in. 15 more words

Galveston Birds

STURGIS leaving the James River Fleet, heading to Texas

JAMES RIVER RESERVE FLEET, Va. (WAVY) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is towing the STURGIS barge to Galveston, Texas for decommissioning and dismantling. 72 more words

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Yellow-rumpty Dumpty

Yellow Rumped Warblers

Finally saw a male (yesterday, front yard) after seeing the females around all winter. What is that, the “girl’s winter out?” Where have the males been? 95 more words

Galveston Birds