Tag Archive | birds

Brilliantly blue: a glimpse beyond the veil


Hello dearest readers, During my breaks at work, I walk around the office complex parking lots and buildings, where I encounter the busy lives of squirrels, chipmunks, blue jays, mockingbirds, robins, finches, hawks…as well as lichens, an abundance of moss, holly trees, azaleas, boxwoods, and a variety of other trees. Confession: I talk to the […]

The Thing With Feathers (a book review)


a murmuration of starlings Hello readers, Who among us has never envied a bird in flight? Our mysterious neighbors, many of them so well adapted to urban life, are a subject of endless fascination. Noah Strycker’s book, “The Thing With Feathers: the surprising lives of birds and what they reveal about being human”, is a […]