Tag archive for spring

The barn swallow is back!

The barn swallow is back!

Yesterday they arrived … the barn swallow is back! Loud chattering they let us know that they are here. They swoop above the chicken coop and like every year the chickens are afraid of these noisy little birds … So far only two of them…

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Spring!

Spring!

Today finally I feel fit enough to return to work. In time for the nice weather! And look what has happened in the few days I was sick … Because although temperatures were freezing last night and everything was white this morning, the sun is…

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Holi, Spring Festival of Colors

Holi, Spring Festival of Colors

Wow… imagine we would welcome spring like that! On Monday March 1st, people in India and other countries with large Hindu populations celebrated Holi, the Festival of Colors. A welcoming of spring, Holi is celebrated as the triumph of good over evil. Hindu devotees and…

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The big parakeet hunt

The big parakeet hunt

The other day I heard this strange whistling going on in the trees in our back yard. In this time of the year birds sing much nicer and also louder as in other seasons. I cannot place every whistle at the right bird but still…

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