Video: The robins have been busy this year – brood two!

| July 2, 2015

As with baby birds in previous years, the same tree is being used by the robins … with a new nest … again. This is the second brood for this pair of robins for 2015. They do have ugly chicks … and this guy is pretty weak (watch him flop below). *Video: robin 1 of […]

This bird really wants a place for her eggs

| June 14, 2014

So far this spring, I’ve thwarted the building of nests on our front porch … but lost the battle on the rear (two robin nests). Each year in the spring I bring out the coffee cans in order to crowd out the birds who try to build their nests under the protection of the porch […]

TechFriday: A better way to handle animated gifs – GFYCAT.com

| May 2, 2014

I’m not a big fan of animated GIFs primarily due to the hosting and viewing overhead (large file size), not to mention their usually annoying content. But GFYCAT.com resizing web site which  significantly reduces the size and associated overhead with such large files can make sharing them a tad bit easier. The simple web app […]

Desultory - des-uhl-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee

  1. lacking in consistency, constancy, or visible order, disconnected; fitful: desultory conversation.
  2. digressing from or unconnected with the main subject; random: a desultory remark.
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