Monthly Archives: November 2012

Birding Thursday: Northern Harrier

Birding Thursday: Northern Harrier (Circus cyaneus) (Source) Hands down, one of my favorite hawks.  Ok, I’m a bigger fan of falcons like the Merlin and American Kestrel, but that will be for another Birding Thursday. So for now, the Marsh … Continue reading

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Fall = Quick Breads

Oh yeah, Fall is in the air which means that I am in the kitchen, baking up a storm! We had some Pumpkin Pie at Thanksgiving that I did not partake in, because like my father, I don’t like pumpkin … Continue reading

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Recipe Wednesday: Vegan Lentil Sweet Potato Shepherds Pie

Recipe Wednesday: Vegan Lentil Sweet Potato Shepherds Pie As a now full vegan (I just gave up eggs for good!) I always get the “What do you eat?!” question, especially around the holidays.  I have many friends and family that … Continue reading

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I’m Sure You’re Sick of Thanksgiving Recaps

So here’s another one! Haha…OK, but I’m sure you’re sick of reading about Thanksgiving by now. I’m sorry to have to put you through another. I promise there are some pretty pictures of a park in here though! And I … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving and Turkey Thursday

I did this last year because what’s more iconic on Thanksgiving than a turkey!? So a repeat from last year, but a good one. They are quite beautiful birds! Birding Thursday Bird: The Wild Turkey The Wild Turkey is actually … Continue reading

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Foot Update and Seven Questions

So sorry to leave you hanging yesterday! I had a busy weekend working on my bird banding skills and learned so much about different birds, molt, aging, sexing, you name it! I really had a great time, met some new … Continue reading

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Birds and the ER

My weekend in pictures…you’ll get the drift. A better update when I get back home! As for now, send me you’re healing vibes! Yikes!

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Coastal Anniversary

Sorry I’ve disappeared on you. I was gone on an extended weekend with Whit to celebrate our two year dating anniversary in Cambria, CA! We found an awesome deal on Travel Zoo for a cute little inn along the sea … Continue reading

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Recipe Wednesday: Vegan Banana Walnut Chocolate Bread

Recipe Wednesday: Vegan Banana Walnut Chocolate Bread Oops! I’m a day late! But don’t worry, I made sure to have a recipe for you! We’ve had some bananas hanging around and getting quite soft, so of course banana bread was … Continue reading

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Birding Thursday: Grass Green Tanager

Birding Thursday: Grass Green Tanager The first time I saw this bird I thought he was absolutely gorgeous. And then, he bit me. And it really hurt. Like, drew blood hurt. They have very very sharp and strong beaks.  And … Continue reading

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