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examining what makes an Aspen leaf flutter in the wind ~ Oh they are like little kites on tethers ~

With a delightful sense of wonder in the smallest things,

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often infused with her sense of humor … if he was a king, was she the queen?

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blue capped vireo

She mused that who she was sketching might be interested in her too.

Her hard-won yet easy watercolor style and skill

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gave her the courage to splatter red paint for the bittersweet vine
all over this magnificent bird

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express her love and kinship with the New England seaside.
Mum

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She has left us with her unique and creative way of seeing the world.

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~ Fare Well ~

A windy Rainy Cold Front Stormed By wondrous  clouds

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Hot mid 80’s muggy

at Clair Walker Leslie‘s journal class

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The Osprey Baby!!

Another H O T  Day

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and then the mother stepped over to shade him from the HOT HOT sun. or Hide him from us.

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“What’s that over there?’ (at the cattail Reed edge of the pond!!” ) Oh … !!! A Least Bittern, A Least Bittern !!

Where June? “Over there right in the Hump … she points to Reeds (there are 20 points) June (whine) tell us Where” We all finally found him catching fish for about 15 minutes before flying around the most left Hand point

 

2(X) marks the spot where HE, THAT LEAST BITTERN WAS!!

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Quite A Breeze Of NW Wind. Some are sea sick OH, Don’t you feel badly for them.

“Salt” & Baby – A Humpback

Lots of Fin Slapping Whale Right under the Boat!!

Main Food for whales is the Lance. A fish8″ long as big around as your fore finger.

Harbor master’s House on Dock

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The Farm

The female Osprey still sitting on eggs we hope

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Rails Calls in reeds But …..

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Lots of Fin Slapping by 1 whale. Right Under the Boat!!

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P1170778“Salt” & Baby Breaching His/Her mother is right near 10′

Main food for whales is the Lance. A fish 8″ long as big around as your fore finger

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Just Because this is Drawn on the return to Plymouth Harbor in Rolling seas Bouncing Speedily in the 35 knots winds. I wish I could do the animals above and below water justice anyway

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Capt. John Boats

 

Aboard the “Capt. John” Plymouth ~ 25 mph at 8:30 am

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Capt. John Boats Still in Business today! (January, 2014)image

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Harbormasters house on Dock  “Where did June Go?”

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Christmas Flicker

H A P P Y   H O L I D A Y S   TO   Y O U   A L LMum's xmas flicker

At Daniel Webster Farm

Friday Morning Birding Group ~ 06/16/89

The female Osprey still sitting on eggs we hope nest located N of Fox Hill

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The Farm

Black Crowned Night Herons hanging out over the Green River

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Do NOT use that Thalo Blue

First time I used the commercial colors -IE: Thalo Blue. Don’t do that again in the journals. I don’t feel it’s compatible. It makes a Summer color though and I see Ice and the like. Up for grabs on Thalos –

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Rose Pagonia

Hello Everyone, Thank you for coming to my mother’s website for so long. This blog began in June 2009, about 4 1/2 years ago and I still have many images to post. I am going to update with a new image from her sketchbook Every 2nd Monday instead of Every Monday. I hope you still come by to see inside her wonderful world. She takes enormous delight to know that her sketchbook have been seen bu thousands of people all over the world!

Friday Morning Birding Group ~ 06/23/89   Rose Pagonia

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Whale Watch with Fhay

Aboard the Caption John

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Oyster Catcher

 

  Aboard “Mud Lark” with Bruce and Fahy

Duxbury, Sailing along towards High Pines.  East Turns – king Birds and a Kildeer

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2 Oyster Catchers

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Some Sunday Sail!!

Duxbury Bay ~ the “Mud Lark” sails so wondrously close to the inside of that special Barrier Beach

Piping plover Call ~ Sing Sing Sing Sing

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P1170274We heard the Pipers!! think we saw 3 to 5 Piping Plovers Flying

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Wampautuck Park

Wampautuck Park FMBG ~ 6/23/89

Turkey Vulture Osprey

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FMBG ~ 06/16/89

at Daniel Webster Farm

New Board Walk 1/2 put in during the winter + 1/2 a week ago

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the White Eyed Vireo

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P1170263Clouds and clouds of Berry Blossoms + Stinking Viburnum

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First Encounter Beach

The Wreck Off First Encounter Beach      Eastham, Ma

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Flicker Feeding Young

Still no Lawrence Warbler

Then to Center St (2nd) Holbrook, MA ~ Got the Red Headed Woodpecker

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Snapping Turtle Egg

Snapping Turtle Egg nests dug out by a Skunk in Abington, MA, under the State Power lines.

Looking for the Lawrence Warbler       Whorled Loosestrife

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Field Sparrows

Field Sparrows carrying Worm

FMBG ~ Friday Morning Birding Group

Looking for the Lawrence Warbler

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WELCOME BACK!

Butterflies seen at the farm: Black Swallow tail, Mourning Cloak, Question Mark, Incinatie ringlet (sorry, I just cannot read her writing here), Common Sulfur, Pearl Crescent, Cabbage

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Duxbury Beach

PiperBabies Have Hatched!! Are little fluff stones.

probably in cover area at left with parent not likely to be in Grasses with other at Right

very precocious walking around at 24 hours

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Time to take a little reprieve….
Meanwhile take some time and have a look back at all those earlier posts.

I will begin again Monday Morning on September 2 ~ meanwhile I leave you one of my favourite watercolours

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Duxbury Beach 6/2/89

Ruddy Turnstones + 4 newly arrived Horse Shoe Crabs

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Beach House 6/26/89

From The Beach

then we went home Boo Hoo – it was too Beautiful There

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Beautiful Low Tide

2 Lovely Black Bellied Plovers in their Sensational BREEDING Plumage

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The Great Cliff overhanging the Trail . Dripping with wild Columbine

Bank Swallows Darting near while I stood still to draw

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Beech Forest

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Tree Swallow

The Direct Way ~ Scituate

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Bartholomew’s Cobble
The Soft Blurr of early Spring

when you don’t know what is really there

but the promise of Life

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Fallen Log with jewel weed growing on it

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Mt Auburn Cemetary

o5/15/89 ~ Sanctuary walk

We saw for warblers ~ Parula, yellow, chestnut-sided, magnolia, Cape May, Black-Throated Blue, Yellow Rumped, black throated Green, Blackburnian, Redstart, oven bird, common yellow throat, Missed the Wilson’s and the Canada

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May 16, ’89 ~

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Carolina Wren

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Some favorites

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Duxbury, Sailing along towards High Pines

Least Terns – king birds and a Kildeer

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Oyster Catcher Nesting Grounds

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Prisella Landing

Pair of Black Skimmers amid lots of laughing Gulls ~ their bills look like snow-men noses made out of carrots

2 oyster catchers there and a third one at the left

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Black Throated Blues

Ferry Hill ~ South Shore Birding Group ~ May 10, 1989 ~ 6:30 am

A Rivulet of Warblers

Shetchbook #4

 

 

 

 

 

 

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stand by for Sketch Book #4 next week!

3rd Sketch Coming soon!!

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Pasture Rose

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Hop Clover

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Heal-All

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these flower images are the last few pages of sketch book #3

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Winter Cress

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Wild Geranium

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Ann Carter was Ann Churchill during her birding days

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