November 26, 2010

Thanksgiving Bird Count

Thanksgiving Bird Count - one seed feeder, one suet feeder and one hummingbird feeder located on the south side of house/yard.

Anna's Hummingbird - 1
Western Scrub Jay - 1
Black-capped Chickadee - 1
Ruby-crowned Kinglet - 1
Dark-eyed Junco - 4
House Finch - 4

Very few birds this year. In the past there would of been the Yellow-rumped Warbler and the Chestnut-backed Chickadee. The treat today is a beautiful Varied Thrush coming and going at the seed feeder.

November 23, 2010

november dusting

first snow... in november?

November 19, 2010

osage, walnut and cherry

holiday market/local wood carver ~ french rolling pin is osage wood, the others are walnut and cherry wood. sanded them a bit more with 600 grit sanding paper and tiny bit of oil

November 15, 2010

November 10, 2010


soaked french lentils, shallots, carrots and spanish chorizo

last 10 minutes added beet greens

served with local sourdough/garlic/cheese bread