POTD 2/29/24

February 29, 2024 - SUNSHINE ON A CLOUDY DAY - It was a foggy, gray day in New Hampshire, so it was nice to have Pansy blooms in the greenho...
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POTD 2/28/24

February 28, 2024 - R-RATED PERP WALK - It was common for the police to notify the news media to be ready when they brought people arrested...
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POTD 2/27/24

February 27, 2024 - NAKED - Don't you hate it when your petals drop and your flower parts are showing. Potted Tulip past it's glory days....
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POTD 2/26/24

February 26, 2024 - MAPLE SAP SEASON - A Chickadee takes advantage of a woodpecker hole to drink sap from the wound. Cold nights and warm da...
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POTD 2/25/24

February 25, 2024 - WELCOME BACK - We usually have large flocks of turkeys in the yard - but this year, we had not seen any turkeys...until...
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POTD 2/24/24

February 24, 2024 - GIMME CRACKED CORN - A flock of Bluejays crowd around cracked corn we put out for the ground-feeding birds. Bluejays ten...
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POTD 2/23/24

February 23, 2024 - FOR THE BIRDS - A male Red-bellied Woodpecker works the bark of his favorite maple tree. While they frequent suet and se...
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POTD 2/22/24

February 22, 2024 - ARCHIVE POTD - TO THE MOON - Apollo 15 on the launchpad at Cape Kennedy space center on the night before liftoff for a m...
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POTD 2/21/24

February 21, 2024 - MOON ME - Last night's waxing gibbous moon at 86% illumination on the way to full for the weekend.
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POTD 2/20/24

February 20, 2024 - PURPLE? FINCH - The New Hampshire State bird - the Purple Finch - is not actually purple. Why? The species name, purpure...
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POTD 2/19/24

February 19, 2024 - SOCK IT TO ME - Goldfinch eats Nyjer seed from a seed sock.
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POTD 2/18/24

February 18, 2024 - MS CARDINAL - The male Cardinal, all bright red, gets the most "red bird" attention. The female Cardinal is a beautiful...
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POTD 2/17/24

February 17, 2024 - THINKING SPRING - Potted Tulips from the grocery store are enough to think Spring.
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POTD 2/16/24

February 16, 2024 - MIRROR MIRROR - Mirror image of a gnarly tree on the path from the beaver pond.
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POTD 2/15/24

February 15, 2024 - NOT SO FUNNY NOW - Ronald and Nancy Reagan during a campaign stop in Indiana in the early 1980's. I photographed Reagan...
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POTD 2/14/24

February 14, 2024 - LOVE DOVES - A Mourning Dove at the bird bath.
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POTD 2/13/24

February 13, 2024 - I'M DOWNY WITH THAT - A male Downy Woodpecker shuffles between an orange in a suet holder and the suet. We found that wo...
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POTD 2/12/24

February 12, 2024 - SEEDY - A Dark-eyed Junco snags a black oil sunflower seed.
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POTD 2/11/24

February 11, 2024 - LOOKIN' FOR BARE GROUND - Deer in the yard looking for patches of melted snow. Record warm temperatures are melting the...
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POTD 2/10/24

February 10, 2024 - RED HEADED STRANGER - A male Red-bellied Woodpecker showed up yesterday after being absent for quite a long stretch. We'...
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POTD 2/9/24

February 09, 2024 - POTD FROM THE ARCHIVE - Some of you may know I was a newspaper photojournalist many years ago and had the opportunity to...
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POTD 2/8/24

February 08, 2024 - TRACKS - Meandering tracks in the snow lead out to the beaver lodge on the frozen beaver pond. Most likely coyote - taki...
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POTD 2/7/24

February 07, 2024 - BLOOMIN' - Our Clivia in full bloom. Clivia, also called bush lily, is spectacular bloomer in the Amaryllis family. A Cl...
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POTD 2/6/24

February 06, 2024 - TURKEY ABBY ROAD - Those of us of a certain age may recognize the reference. Turkeys in the road.;-)
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POTD 2/5/24

February 05, 2024 - MY DEAR - A young deer catches me looking from the window. Persistent snow cover is bringing the deer into the yard.
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POTD 2/4/24

February 04, 2024 - SKI DAY - After a stretch of gray, winter weather -we had a sunny day and an invitation to ski. Our friend Rick managed...
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POTD 2/3/24

February 03, 2024 - ICY - A Chickadee with a little sliver of ice stuck to it's beak. We have a heated water bowl for the birds - but they s...
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POTD 2/2/24

February 02, 2024 - STAYIN' AROUND - The snow we got last weekend is not going anywhere, making our yard a Winter Wonderland of snow.
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POTD 2/1/24

February 01, 2024 - BRIGHT SPOT on a gray day. Spotting a male Cardinal always brightens the day.
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