Creation Moments – How Many Feathers?

Creation Moments – How Many Feathers?

“And God made the beast of the earth after his kind, and cattle after their kind, and every thing that creepeth upon the earth after his kind: and God saw that it was good.” Genesis 1:25  Today, we often see pictures of dinosaurs covered in feathers, which used to be represented with bare scales. Why … Continue reading

Walter the Directionally Challenged Goose, Part 2

Walter the Directionally Challenged Goose, Part 2

Walter the Directionally Challenged Goose, Part 2 by Emma Foster Walter the goose didn’t have to worry about flying south for the winter now that he lived at the veterinary clinic. Whenever winter returned, Walter was safe and warm inside the clinic, and during the summer he could walk outside and explore. However, Walter made … Continue reading

Hidden in Plain Sight

Hidden in Plain Sight

My testimony, told through an American Bittern, of finding a Creator and Savior that was there all along… “The god of this age has blinded the minds of unbelievers, so that they cannot see the light of the gospel that displays the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.” 2 Corinthians 4:4 My daughter and I were … Continue reading

Backyard Birding – Maybe Part III

Backyard Birding – Maybe Part III

“Ponder the path of your feet, And let all your ways be established.” (Proverbs 4:26 NKJV) In Backyard Birding – Maybe Part I and Part II, I referred to our gator that hangs out at the edge of our backyard. Here is the video I promised. The two Sandhills had been on our back lanai … Continue reading

Backyard Birdwatching – Maybe Part II

Backyard Birdwatching – Maybe Part II

Our gator adventure has been keeping me from using my bench, but we still have lots of birds to watch. Just from a safer distance. In Backyard Birdwatching – Maybe, I explained why I haven’t used my bench too much yet. The talk of the neighborhood, “our own gator,” brings visitors to the water. As … Continue reading

Ian’s Bird of the Moment – Island Thrush

Ian’s Bird of the Moment – Island Thrush

When preparing editions of the Irregular Bird, I enjoy researching the natural history of the species in question. However, as anyone who goes on such a quest on the internet would know, this often proves to be a bit of a rabbit hole leading in unpredictable directions and taking up lots of time. Such was … Continue reading

Jesus And Birds – 1st Cleansing Of Temple

Jesus And Birds – 1st Cleansing Of Temple

Back to our long-delayed series of “Jesus and Birds.” The last one, “Jesus and Birds – His Dedication was completed not long before everything changed. This Corvid-19 ordeal has left me a bit “discombobulated.” [Discombobulate is a fun, fancy word for “confuse.” If something has put you in a state where you don’t know up from down and … Continue reading

The Eagle has Landed, in Fact Many of Them!

The Eagle has Landed, in Fact Many of Them!

The Eagle has Landed, in Fact Many of Them! Eagles have Repopulated the Chesapeake Bay Watershed Range Dr. James J. S. Johnson Who satisfieth thy mouth with good [things; so that] thy youth is renewed like the eagle’s. (Psalm 103:5) God satisfies our real needs, from time to time, from season to season, just as … Continue reading

Satisfying Shallows and Delightful Depths

Satisfying Shallows and Delightful Depths

“He led me through water to the ankles…, he led me through water to the knees…, he led me through water that was up to the waist. He measured off another thousand, and it was a river that I could not pass over.” Ezekiel 47:1-5 Birdwatching. Birding. Ornithology. In most minds, those three terms conjure … Continue reading

Clyde and Benny by Emma Foster

Clyde and Benny by Emma Foster

Clyde and Benny by Emma Foster Clyde was an old crow who lived in a tall pine tree in the darkest part of the woods. Because preferred to spend time away from all the other birds and forest animals, he didn’t have any friends. Many of the other birds avoided him because they were afraid of … Continue reading

Laughing Is Good For The Soul

Laughing Is Good For The Soul

A friend sent me a message with a Kookaburra video. and was wondering if this is a Kookaburra. In response, I reminded her of these previous articles here. We all need to laugh and let off some of our pent up boredom, fustration, idleness, loneliness, or just Need A Good Laugh for our soul’s Well-being. … Continue reading