The Little Nuthatch

Visiting Etoile, and playing outside.


Last night I headed downtown to Etoile Boutique (vintage and handmade items) with a bundle of new cards and stationery to sell. They had relocated since I last went there, and I like the new location a lot- the store is adorable with some great decor and colors.   Photos from the weeks mushroom hunting and adventures outside follow.

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Avocet card. Valentine's!

card design

I've been working on a new card design, in time for Valentine's. The initial idea was my Mom's so I must give her credit. The bird is the avocet. It was cool because I did not even know this bird came to Florida, but I chose it because they are cute and rather striking- then at the birding trail several landed just in front of me! In winter they are only black and white, without the orange/brown.

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Canon SD love, birding.

great egret merritt island nwr mushrooms roseate spoonbill

My new camera arrived, the Canon SD1000 to replace my old Canon SD110 which had decided that all pictures should be purple. Well, the SD has certainly improved in the last two years- it's smaller and the pictures are larger and sharper. I am so pleased! To try it out, I took a walk in the afternoon and photographed some mushrooms.   The next morning I went to the birding trail in Merritt Island. Unfortunately I forgot my binoculars, and I was pressed for time, but I love the trail and would be happy with any time spent there. It's...

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Happy New Year! Starting a blog for the new year. And tomorrow my new digital camera comes via UPS!

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