Category Archives: Owls

Guess WHOOOOOs Back?

Sorry. I know that’s so stupid. But I couldn’t think of another title – and WHOOOOs gonna read this anyway? So the owls are back in their old nest. Actually I think it’s a new pair of owls. These two are not nearly as comfortable with me being around as the last pair. The old […]

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“Woke up this morning, smiled at the rising sun…

…two little owls upon my deck railing.” Getting the sprinkler set up early this morning paid off.  I heard some baby owl whines and crept around the corner to see the babies on our deck railing.  I’ve been stalking them for a while now; I can hear them a lot in the evening and early […]

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Cuz yer grows’d up and yer grows’d up…

(That’s from Swingers, in case you didn’t know.  I only point it out because earlier today, after hiking up and then partly down Kennesaw Mountain, carrying Woody a good bit of the way, I casually remarked to a few friends that I picked the wrong day to quit amphetamines.  At that point I received concerned stares and […]

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The Last Owl Post of 2012: Part 2

Tonight, after a very challenging evening with the kids and a visit by the refrigerator repairman, I decided that I picked the wrong day to quit drinking.  So I opened a bottle of wine (there was, after all, no ice with which to make a martini) and took some deep breaths.  I had so much […]

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The Last Owl Post of 2012: Part 1

I’ve had these shots for a couple weeks now.  When I took them (about 200 pictures in all over the course of only half an hour), I suspected that it would be my last good opportunity.  The babies were just getting so hard to spot, getting higher and higher in trees and less awkward (and […]

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