A Thrill of Euphoria — Wednesday, November 11, 2020

We had gusty winds on Monday

Winds rough enough the weeds were jerked loose and flung here and there

The dust was rather eye-filling, to say the least.

Still, the murmuration of the birds was delightful (see the wee sundog in the sky? Colder air on its way to us)

The swirl and 

And the joy of the  Red-Winged Black Birds fills our sky each and every day.

Their dance is delightful to see so I go out often trying to capture them rippling in the air.

No matter what the wind does. (Scattering weed seed here and there for next year’s crop) 🙂

Bringing in storms

The buffeting wind can, also, scatter clouds giving us sunshine.

Your friend on a western Colorado farm,



All Together Now—FLAP!—Tuesday, January, 12, 2016

While I was waiting for the truck to dump, I noticed the birds were flocking together; I think it is called a murmuration.

Although, these birds were not Starlings, they were practicing the same art, as Starlings.

AHhhOkay, now!  Everyone here?  Ready, get set

MummerFLAP!  Raise those wings….now turn to the right

murmuration1Turn to the left…harder! Harder!  Break out a sweat!

murmuration2Now lift up and fly as high into the sky as you can

All-togetherAll together now! 1-2-3

HeartWell done! (see the heart they formed?)

See-the-heart-toolGood now!

RestRest!  We will go again later. DoneA job well done!

Your friend,