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Fork Handles

Posted: 24/02/2013 at 19:37

It's mating time for them now--they do the most incredible aerial ballet with sticks, swoops and drops in tandem. I am truly blessed to be able to live here!

Eagles are elegant when soaring, but not too maneuverable in the forest--I have seen them ganged up on by smaller birds if they venture too close to a nest. Once I found a live salmon on a woodland walk, dropped by an eagle. It was delicious!

The patches are okay--still smoking 3 a day though--can't seem to go below that. Plus I use the gum from time to time. Might try hypnosis.

Fork Handles

Posted: 24/02/2013 at 19:19

Howdy, Forkers--our grey rain is back, after a brief but pleasant respite yesterday. Did some tidying in the garden yesterday--weeds, like rust, never sleep--with this eagle watching for over 2 hours. Not a great photo--sun in wrong place. Wonder if she's scoping out a spot for a nest? There are a few 



nests in the vicinity, which they add to and reuse in alternate years.

Fork Handles

Posted: 20/02/2013 at 15:32

 Downtown Victoria Feb 2013

Fork Handles

Posted: 20/02/2013 at 15:23

Morning, Forkers--been up since 5; now that it's light think I'll wait for my fire to get going so I can bank it and go back to bed.

Gloomy outside and threatening rain----for several days, looks like.

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Posted: 20/02/2013 at 01:09

Hello, all Forkers--you have been busy, typing and wrestling with pyracantha. It was a lovely sunny day here--but I got called in to school--didn't want to go ,but they were desperate enough to call 3x---so I gave in. Hate to miss the rare sunny day in the garden---but if I turn them down too often, they will stop calling. They wanted me again on Thurs., but on another island--definite no to that one, as it means a 12-hour day with the travelling. I prefer my 5 minute commute.

So back to retirement it is! I have dumped all my old seeds into a prepared bed, so we'll see what comes up!

Fork Handles

Posted: 17/02/2013 at 17:55

Dean, it's Murphy's Law--you will always have 30% more stuff than you have room for.

Fork Handles

Posted: 17/02/2013 at 17:44

 February deck decor. Feels good to be mucking about outside! A little grey here--woke up to find my poor old dog had had an accident overnight, so spent some time shampooing--or should I say depooing carpet--my own fault-he woke me but I went back to sleep. Happy gardening, Forkers! Love the costumes!

Fork Handles

Posted: 16/02/2013 at 22:59

I'm here--sunny for the first part of the day, have one bed dug and prepared for planting!

Did my income tax for the first time on line--took me ages, but supposed to be getting a handsome refund. Which will probably end up in the garden!

Really need some help, badly!!!!

Posted: 16/02/2013 at 22:56

Such a sad story--fingers crossed for you. Lucky you had photos!

Keep us posted!

Fork Handles

Posted: 13/02/2013 at 01:50

I'd rather be at Mardi Gras. More fun! But I ate salmon today--local.

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