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New Beginings for the Kiskadee and me - July 19th, 2012 8:34 AM
   During the absence of my writing I have suffered great loss and gone through many changes which led me to doubt my capabilities of finding the joy and peace I once...
My lil' "Future caregiver of our earth" - September 29th, 2009 2:30 PM
As many of you may already know I was blessed with my first grandson last year. Him and my son along with his mother have been living here with us since before he was born. They...
Border wall- 'Contintental Divide' divided - August 11th, 2009 9:22 AM
This story starts out simular to a normal day around here, things I might see ... but I didn't write this story, it is an update from the Defenders of Wildlife  , on...
R.I.P. Sugar - July 20th, 2009 11:58 AM
Sugar was our 8 year old pit bulldog and she gave so much joy and comfort to everyone who knew her.She was known for her loving personality with humans, greeting all with big...
Welcome Spring ! - April 14th, 2009 1:52 PM
Yep, Spring is sprouting and popping out all over around the habitat! In my preveios blog I shared some of the wonderful spring happenings going on  around here now, but I...
Spring Visitors! (Pyrrhuloxia,waterth rush,hooded warbler,blackbirds.. .) - April 2nd, 2009 9:52 AM
Most of the  Goldfinches have moved on , as have the flock of Yellow-rumped Warblers. They have been replaced by new birds. Like the hummingbirds, water thrush,...
Lil' Bird Lost Update - March 17th, 2009 3:07 PM
  Well it's been five long days and still no sighn of papa Pritty, so the chances of his returning back home are getting very unlikely, despite all of our efforts to lure...
Little Bird Lost! - March 12th, 2009 5:42 PM
Little Bird Lost! As some of you may know already , I have pet birds. I had a set of lovebirds for about two years now, my sister gave them to me as mature birds that had...
Sugars' surgery( Canine breast cancer) - March 12th, 2009 5:33 PM
  Early Monday morning I had to take my dog, Sugar (an eight year old pitt bull ), to the vet where she was scheduled for surgery. Two years preveious she had a tumor on...
More habitat happenings - February 15th, 2009 8:30 AM
Yep  this time of year is always full of new critter activity. Some of the birds just drop in for a short visit to grab some food, drinks and a short rest before continuing...
habitat happenings - February 5th, 2009 8:50 AM
  The cooler weather has really brought out  lots of new wing flapping and bird songs to the habitat!Yellow rumped Warblers are comming in a flock of...
Year in Review for wildlife 2008 - January 6th, 2009 5:26 AM
Happy New Year to us and all the critters!!! Here is a look back in reveiw of some of the issues that have threatened or affected our wild life and natural habitats around the...
Border Wall to get more publicity - January 4th, 2009 5:53 PM
This update  gives me some hope...  News from the Defenders of Wildlife  In early 2009, the International League of Conservation Photographers plans to send a...
Whooping Cranes - wild and hand- reared - December 8th, 2008 5:00 PM
  I haven't made it over to Aransas National Wildlife Refuge yet but hopefully I will soon because these are really amazing beauties to watch... Reported by Tom...
Top 10 Environmental Techs - November 17th, 2008 9:16 PM
I think the  sollutions  that we are comming up with to solve our environmental issues are very interesting and I don't know if any of these ideas will work but I do...
Perilous Journeys - November 6th, 2008 9:08 PM
  I am very fortunate to live here on one of the largest migrational flyway paths but I  have seen some changes in the last few years as well. This is an interesting...
Hurricane Ike - September 22nd, 2008 10:59 PM
Although Hurricane Ike hit 200 miles up the coast from here the "Bob Hall" pier off South Padre Beach was pretty much demolished and alot of debris washed up, but we are very...
Border Wall disasterous for Wildlife - September 22nd, 2008 8:12 AM
Tearing through parks and refuges, the border wall will cause enormous environmental destruction. Normally, local, state, and federal laws would protect endangered species,...
Hummingbird Celebration Canceled - September 18th, 2008 8:38 PM
Each year thousands of ruby-throated, and other species of hummingbirds swarm into the Corpus Christi bay area. It's their last stop before beginning the 540-mile trip across...
Endangered Species Act shredded - September 1st, 2008 12:26 AM
Bush gutting the Endangered Species Act I think the recent changes that have been made to the Endangered Species Act are just insane! To even consider removing protection of...
The arrival of new babies and Huricane Season - July 26th, 2008 12:03 AM
   There has been so much going on around here that I can't even think of where to begin ... but Babies have been popping up all over and not just critter ones...
Puss Caterpiller stings worse than a bee.. Again! - May 24th, 2008 12:30 AM
    I learned how poisonous the puss caterpiller can be last year when I had a painful encounter with one and I vowed never to come in contact with one of them guys...
Devastating Obstacles for Migrating Birds(Corps of Engineers) - May 13th, 2008 11:11 PM
I have lived  on this migrational flyway for over a decade and see first-hand thousands of migrating birds making safe passage through here. They depend on the only...
New bird species and other habitat updates - May 1st, 2008 8:58 PM
     This is usually the busiest season of the year for me , the gardens awakening with new beginings always fills me with new ideas, and new birds and other...
The Wounded Parakeet - April 27th, 2008 12:45 AM
   The habitat has been full of adventure lately, keeping me very busy, but my latest experience  lead me through such a wonderful journey that I...