Thanks Red for the heads up.Thank you Steve for the new thread.Soon to be Happy New Year. So here is an early Happy New Year to you and your family!
Red do you have plans for a New Years celebration?
No Dana. Might go to BIL's place and play Mexican Train dominios. Instead of partying all night like I used to, I've calmed down a bit. LOL
Time for me to find some breakfast. BBL
GOOD MORNING EVERYONE....
NCTC NEST WEATHER.........TodayMostly sunny. Highs in the upper 40s. West winds 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph this morning. » ZIP Code Detail TonightMostly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. Southeast winds around 5 mph...increasing to southwest 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph after midnight. WednesdayMostly cloudy in the morning...then becoming mostly sunny. Breezy with highs in the upper 30s. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph. » ZIP Code Detail Wednesday NightPartly cloudy in the evening...then becoming mostly clear. Brisk with lows around 19. Northwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. New Years DaySunny. Highs in the mid 30s. West winds 5 to 10 mph. AMEN...
Morning Mits thank you for the weather report. Good no snow for New Year's Eve. Will be good traveling for those that will be on roads. Now just need to pray for those not to drink and drive.
Eagle at BWO finished eating. Now one just showed up. I think with more food.
SEA EAGLES AT FINLAND
CC looks a little foggy
Don't know but this has probably already been put on comments. In case not:CAS's Osprey CAM (the first in Connecticut) will resume live coverage of our Osprey nesting platform at Milford Point on March 9, 2009. This was the site where the Osprey had the Blue Teddy Bear. Then the next season the blue cloth.
Yes Mits two beautiful Sea Eagles. The one closes to cam looks big. Don't know if that is female. Maybe it just looks big because it is close to cam.
GOOD MORNING EAGLE BUDDIES!!---CONGRATS!--RED---our #1 EAGLE DAD---today & everyday!!----MORNIN' STEVEN---RED---DANA---& HELEN!!---I feel I have been blown away & then returned!---The wind BLEW VERY HARD all night----scary at times---ho!---Sun is rising & temp at 40°---here in the WV HILLS!!----Do you suppose the ROYAL COUPLE will be spending NEW YEARS EVE at home???---ho!
SNOWING IN MAINE
WHOA!---I read this morning that PAULA'S MARYLAND team will be playing NEVADA at Boise, ID today in the 'HUMANITARIAN BOWL' today at 4:30!!!----COOL!!
Morning Norma...I don't know about New Year's Eve but they haven't shown yet this AM.
Good Tuesday morning to RED, HELEN, DANA, NORMA, AND SLEEPING MARGY! It looks like a sunny day here today too.Doesn't sound as if we have had a visit yet to our nest. I was afraid that I missd them, getting up so late.
DANA!---Must start watching the DIVERS' SITE!!----DEB sent me a pic from yesterday & they were near the window---going away!!---
Good Morning Candy
Yuk, it is snowing in Maine. The only snow that I want to see is the pics that I have on as my screen savers. :)
WOW!--WOW!---GUESS WHO IS RANKED #1NATIONALLY IN BASKETBALL?????---Ask CANDY if she knows???-----UNC!!!!-----COOL!!---
MORNIN' CANDY!---(i didn't type it correctly)---but you can still read it!!!
Norma What time is the divers arrival?
Is MARGY working or sleeping!!---Bet there will be lots of 911 calls over the NEW YEARS!!---I hope not MAGPIE!!---
DANA!---Like old times!!--one must wait & catch them when we can!!
Margy is zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz
NORMA Don't get too excited about UNC yet. They haven't started playing any games within our ACC division yet. AND then there is always Duke :( Thanks for the excitement tho. :) Time will tell if we can hold onto #1. There are a lot of good teams out there.
I just heard something near our mic
need to read yesterday evening blog----
DANA---Haven't seen DONKEYS for several days!!---Must be vacationing?
I just checked on the donkey too Norma. Came back and seen your post. Hummmm where did those donkeys go??? Maybe to the Christ Child for the Christmas Scenes and not back yet??
both eagles now at BWE
Thanks HELEN for the good weather report for our eagles. Hopefully, that will be a good start for their New Year 2009. Good weather brings good things happening.
Now there are two eagles in BWE nest. Where are our special pair today?
Fish crow at BWO
DANA That something was the wind. :) :) It sounds as if it is really blowing yet up there.
It sure is Candy you can see the branches moving. If they fly in they will get a new hair do.
Two eagles at CC
Good morning, everyone! Two osprey at CC. Maybe we will have a little more action today, with eggs soon!
Ok someone might have to leave for them to come in. So I'll go get a cup of coffee. bbiaw
Come on Liberty and Belle, Where are you two and what are you two up to?
good morning DEB. I just posted two eagles and then looked at them and saw I was mistaken. I was just getting ready to print a retraction, when you verified it for me. :)
My uncle had to have emergency surgery last night. He had a clot on each lung and something on his spine(that's all I know at this point). Immediately after surgery he couldn't move his arms or legs. I am hoping that has changed now, but it is only 6 AM there so I probably won't get an update for a while.
backNo eagles our nest yet. Well that didn't work.Good Morning Deb ... sorry to hear about your Uncle. Sending prayers up for him and family.
Deb where does your Uncle live?
He lives in Scottsdale, AZ.
I just checked and they are only one hour different, but will wait for a call rather than wake them if they are sleeping this morning.
My husband had 3 blood clots in lung. They put him in the hospital and started meds right away. But he didn't have to have surgery. Must be something different with your Uncle. I certainly hope and pray all things went well and your Uncle is doing good. Let us know Deb.
Deb, prayers for your uncle:).
Is he on your Moms side or your Dads side?
eagle still at BWE in the nest cup
Oh gosh DEB, I am very sorry to hear about your uncle. Hope he is doing much better when you contact them this morning. I will keep your uncle and his family in my prayers for a recovery.
Morning Everyone! See I didn't miss our gang yet.Deb, sorry to hear about your uncle--prayers to him & family.My avatar is supposed to flicker, but won't do it here :>(Gotta leave for little while--The Birds will come! Plz HOLLER!
Good Morning Loretta...I'm sure someone will give out the eagle alert.
tv at BWO
Dana, he is on my mom's side. I don't know any details at all, so the surgery could have just been on the spine. I will just have to wait for details.
now we have 2 tv's at BWO
Thanks, for all the prayers, hopefully the movement will return when the swelling goes down??
now 3 tv's at BWO is beginning to be a party there
Two eagles at a dark West End nest.
Morning all. No visit this am, huh? Our pair must be hunkering down to stay out of this crazy wind!Had my own little version of "The Birds" this am...getting wood off woodpile and and a small flock of fighting titmouses (?titmice?) came swooping under the deck. Felt like a wing brushed my hair...think I scared them as much as they scared me! They flitted in and out of chain link fencing for a moment and then continued to fly and fight down to the corn feeder.....crazy birds!Deb, hope your uncle is doing better today...prayers, of course!
Candy are they using Neokast to see it with?
Tried to check our Babylanta & they say, "cam is offline"!!!!BOO--FIX IT, PLZ!!
Loretta it does not come on til 10 o'clock
Thanks for tip about weatherbug, Paula...I don't use it--I use Ch. 9--but my daughter does, so will relay info to her!
DANA It doesn't say it is using Neocast. I coulldn't get that last year.
Good Morning Lynn you feeling better?
I hear a little bird chripping at WE.
Good morning Loretta and welcome. Hope you brought your breakfast to the computer, as our Liberty and Belle are keeping us on the edge of our seats waiting. :) DANA left for coffee and that didn't bring them in. The wind has probably got them hunkered down somewhere.
DANA Did you get the two eagles at West End yet? They are still there. One was calling awhile ago, but now they are just sitting around.
Good morning everyone. Another cold but sunny day here. Hmmm I want to go see eagles but I have to work the overnight tonight. Maybe a few minutes this morning. well time will tell. Still coughing think I was out int he cold air too long yesterday but it was well worth it. I can talk though which is a good thing.Enjoy your day.
NORMA Divers are here. Where are you?
NNNNNOOOOORRRRRRMMMMMMAAAAAAAA! He is getting up close.
2 moose on moose cam
Both eagles just flew off nest at West End.
Both osprey back at CC.
Morning, all!Wow, 78 comments...what's happening? :)
Just scanned yesterday afternoon's blog!----MORNIN' DEB---NATURENUT---& HEDGIE!!---DEB!--sending prayers & good thoughts to your uncle and family---GOD BLESS--
PAULA!!!---Wishing MARYLAND GOOD LUCK!! this afternoon!!!
Thx, Helen. I forgot. When I saw them yesterday AM, Lun had taken Baby to the hammock, then she went to eat bamboo & he was snoozing away there!
MORNIN' GLO!---Sorry!---I missed you!!---GREAT that you are feeling better & better!----
WHOA!!---LUN LUN is in hammock attempting to get 'PRINCE XI' to nap!!---I think he has a mind of his own!!---HANDSOME little guy!!
There they are - in the hammock!
IWS isn't using neokast yet...so you can still watch TH, WE and SR when they are on.
Yes, Dana, headache all gone. Thanks!
DEB!---Are you taking it easy??---just read you stepped into a hole!!---BUMMER!!--I hope you feel better---Isn't your sister coming tomorrow????----How many birds did you count & what kind?---or have you already listed them-----I'm beginning to sound like a census taker!----ho!
dawn is breaking at LW
CURSES!--CANDY!---I was on the phone!!----Hope SUZANNE got to see them too!!
Xi Lan is sleeping in hammock, and mama is just roaming around!
Eagle at BWE2 eagles at TH
Oh, yes, Deb, hope your back is feeling better! Amazing what a mistep can cause...as queen of the klutzes, I know only too well!!
GREAT MINDS!---PAULA---(yours is a min. faster)----ho!
Norma, we saw 43 different birds, too many to mention them all. The highlights were a black-crowned night heron, greater white fronted goose, Screech owl, and great horned owl.
My back is good today, just wrenched it a little, nothing serious,
DEB---I googled the black crowned night heron!!---endangered in IL?--beautiful bird!---
Hello all:) did you see this yet??Mason is out of his coma. He has passed through the phases or levels to self awareness and aware of his surroundings.He can respond to various commands and we are hoping that he can start to use his voice soon. We are always trying to add to his repertoire. He does get tired of us, you can tell when I'll come into the room, he pretends he's asleep, he always did that anyway.He and we had lots of visitors this weekend.Mason's sisters,Theresa and Pat were up, my friend Elizabeth, all musicians, so Mason had music in the morning and afternoon each day. Pat would play things they used to play together and Mason was right there, then Pat would play one of his esoteric things and Mason would check out till Pat moved on to something else. Mason's friends Kyle and Ben came up, we tried to make Kyle play the maraca,(we have only one) to the fiddle jam.It was fun, thanks for coming up.We are looking forward to getting out of 2008 and put our energy into 2009.Have a safe and Happy New Year.Love and Peace from Paoli, soon to be Love and Peace from Newtown Square.( Our next house)
Good morning! Wahoo, have my computer back and all the cams. Laptop is great, but I do like my computer. Now today I will work with my pictures.Deb....prayers for your uncle.
You Go Mason! I had bacon yesterday & couldn't get my mind off of you!!Just surfed all the cams that are up and read all your comments & my emails. I guess I am ready to go with the flow!GOOD MORNING I guess we are about to start a New Year! We have been together for some time now! Maybe we will get some new "birders" like we did last season! All of you are GREATYou make my mornings worth getting up for!
MORNIN' MEGAN!----So much good news about MASON!!---I PRAY that each day of 2009 will bring more improvement----He has been blessed to have such wonderful friends & family caring for him---Wishing you all much LOVE & PEACE!!
Paula - you have an email.
MORNIN' LOLLY!!---Happy you have your computer back----Now you won't think of football for another year!!---ho!
I am waiting for my daughter to stop by. I'll holler when I leave......
Lun Lun is in the hammock with her little boy!
Saw that Jo, when she climbed in she grabbed him by the ear....ouch!
GOOD MORNING EVERYONE...AND...a good morning it is. I think I am on the road to recovery now. The good Capt. brought me some Immodium yesterday and I am sure it is helping. I wish I had taken it sooner...or maybe not (I am 7 pounds lighter):):) Feel good, but like a Rag Doll.
Wanda, you lucky duck....hubby lost 10 lbs....I was worse than he was....I lost zilch:(
Jo, I have also been thinking about our group, and our Newbies (who aren't so new anymore). Everyone of them have brought something to our blog and lives...Joy, Entertainment, Knowledge, Laughter and much LOVE! What great additions they have brought to our group this year. I LOVE US:):)
**GOOD MORNING****EVERYONE**46° This morning in So Cal. It will top 70° at the high point later though.Hope you are having a good week waiting for the New Year.C(°ٿ°)DJim
Helen, did you have a long bout with bathroom issues? I did for 6 days and didn't have sense enough to ask for Immodium. I am not one to get sick very often and couldn't even think of what might help me.Speaking of not thinking straight...I must have been a bit delerious. I was just looking at Glo's Glimpses, and saw where, on the 24th of Dec. I wrote: If you look to the left on the frosty picture, you can see a man holdingt a bouquet of ferns and he also has wings. WELL, I, for the life of me cannot see anything even closely resembling that now!;)TEE HEE
turkey is back on snowman cam
Jo, you have mail.
Good Morning, Jim. How was your Christmas? Family doing well?
roflmbo...Wanda, that flu was something else.....yes it was 6 days....then just felt really washed out after it left, I lost my appetite, but it found me.
MORNIN' WANDA & MOVIN'JIM!---Just write down that recipe for losing weight WANDA & you will make millions!!---ho!---Happy you are feeling better!!!
This is a few days late, but think it's really good--A Doggy Xmas Surprise----http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AUtPKbMwnRo
I have never had a stomach virus last that long in my life, same deal with hubby, good thing we had 2 bathrooms:)
MORNIN'JIM!----I answered 2 or 3 of your blogs & when I send it---I get back---WRONG ADDRESS stuff!---Has anyone else noticed that!!
I have been on the phone for the last hour and it sounds like my Uncle Bob will not regain use of his legs. Of course we are still hoping for a miracle, especially since 2 of my cousins saw him move his toes just a little. We will just have to wait and see and keep praying for that miracle.
so sorry to hear that, Deb:(
Deb....praying for that miracle!Wanda, you are so sweet! I am so glad I found you guys as well! Glad you are feeling better. Holidays are not the time to be sick, not the best diet. Speaking of diets....mine starts soon. Ohhhh! But I am serious. Retirement has not been good for me. So, it starts Thursday. There I have said it outloud...WILL stick with it!
Sorry DEB!---We will pray for that miracle!!!!---HUGS--
NORMA....we are NOT talking football around here. :(My school...TCU did win their bowl game on the 23rd! And, Georgia Tech, Jack's school, plays tomorrow.
Deb, we all know someone who knows more than the doctors and can pick up where they left off...we will pray to Him to do just that!
Norma, my diet secret is: l piece of lightly buttered toast1 can of V-8 jusice8-10 trips to bathroomDON'T FOLLOW THIS DIET FOR MORE THAN 6 DAYS OR YOUR BUTT WILL FALL OFF AND YOU WILL BLOW AWAY.(Good Luck)
LOLLY---Our WVU beat UNC!!---So we are HAPPY CAMPERS here too!!
I don't think Norma needs that diet! I do believe all of her would blow away! And, we don't want that!
Thanks WANDA!!---I might lose weight on that diet too!---BUT DON'T WANT TO TRY!!---Hope you feel better each day!!----
eagles at TH.
Yeah, Norma, let's cheer for our college teams and forget the pros.
Okay, if I am going to accomplish anything at all today I have to pull away from the computer. Have a great day! BBL
Uh, hello Norma-you DO NOT need to lose any weight....
I think Norma wanted me to publish my diet and get rich. Don't think I would have any takers;)
Deb - sure hope the Dr's are wrong about your uncle. Will keep him in my thoughts.
You can really see the egg cup at BWE
Norma and Diet....what are 2 things that do not go together?????
NO! NO! WANDA!----I was kidding---I meant it as a joke!---but now I see it was a bad joke---TRULY SORRY!----
Honestly, I don't think your diet book would do any worse than the others out there....someone would try it...
they already do, Megan....it is the Model's diet....
Yes, but you have to remove a rib or two to complete the model's diet...
Deb, that is too bad about your uncle...BUT, if his toes really moved, that's a good sign....we will all keep praying! Wanda is right, there is ONE who can make it all happen.Wanda, I saw that post, and I looked and looked at the pic, and I wondered what I was missing...couldn't figure out your vision at all...LOL!!! So glad you are better, but it's a heck of way to lsoe weight!I spent 10 min. trying to thread the needle on the sewing machine...argh!!! So frustrating...think I better make an eye apptmt. since I apparently need new glasses!!
Lun can't make up her mind where she wants that baby! Just keeps lugging him from one room to another and back...she can hardly carry him anymore!! Funny!
Now she just dumped him in the bamboo pile!
Daughter has been here & is now leaving. Feet up for Panda NapBBL
good Morning, just taking a minute to rest and say Hi. Diana(gd) is off to work and I have cleaning to do. My pretty house looks like a bomb hit it.
Lynn, I worry that is was wishful seeing on their part. We will just have to wait and see. Nothing new for now.Cams are quiet, except for the dragging around of Luney.
Eagle at Caltrans.
birds singing on PH. BW no one home and wind blowing at WV. turtle bay is foggy and cold. didnt need to look on monitor I looked outside. I hope it burns off.
OK Deb your right. Its only 3 hours away from me but its clear as a bell there. I guess the fog is down here. Maybe I should take a ride.
The water behind the eagle at turtle bay is the Sacramento River. It starts above Shasta Lake and flows through the valley , Sacramento, Stockton and out into the ocean at San Francisco Bay. There is a building right below the eagle that is a nature center. Its a highway for salmon and stripped bass.
When you get time look up Turtle Bay bridge. Its really beautiful.
Pictures of Turtle Bay:Turtle Bay Bridge
Aah yes, the sundial bridge
Kaboom little Luney tried to climb onto that lip and get into other room. Now he is standing against a wall little hind feet slipping.
Deb hope that your Uncles toes moving is the sign from God. Prayers going up for him and family.Sorry I left so fast. Oxygen man came. Then off to help hubby with post office stuff. Of course he had to stop and get the new book I gave him Christmas Money for. It came in today.
And here come Little Luney come on boy lift them hind legs. Come on just a little more. Pull yourself with the front ones. Your almost there. And he is in !!
Loretta I liked the you tube doggie christmas cute ( :Wanda glad you are feeling better.
Catch ya'll later...
Wow, that bridge and area is beautiful. Is there a story behind the sundial?? Guess I'll google for more info!
Very interesting, as well as unique....$23M...for a pedestrian bridge....WOW!!
off to put groceries away....time to come in for a visit eagles...
people visiting the snowman cam....Deb
BWE UPDATE... Nest Update12/30/08: On Tuesday both adults were on the nest, and one got comfortable for a bit (we assume it was the female). Later we could see a grass cup where she had been sitting.The earliest we've ever seen an egg at this nest is January 17.
Darn, I missed them!
SENT YOU A PIC, DEB
Eagles are on the NCTC Nest
digging in the nest
I got it, I think the lady is wearing a coat just like mine.
I don't have sound today, not sure if it is my computer or if it is for everyone.
I have sound, Deb
There goes one...
poof for one
poof number 2
but they are close by
And there goes number two...I hear ducks..
And poof again. I remember, now, turning the volume down when I was on the phone this morning. Helps to have it turned up.
for sure, Deb,:)
That was pretty quick and quiet coming and going...nice wing flap noises. DEB : Sendng the prayers to Scotsdale Arizona and for you and all the family...hope your uncle's condition improves despite the doctor's thoughts. I am so sorry to read of this sad situation.
Venus and the Moon are out...looks like the Moon is trying to catch a fly ball....
I did get to see the eagles in and out of our nest. Couldn't post I was froze up on the blog.Morning (hee hee) Margy...Love all these new avaitors.
Ok Margy I'm going out in cold to see moon. brb
Geula is safe and sound in Israel, as is her family. She has posted some messages on the Yahoo Momsters page. This is very comforting news. Prayers for Peace and resolution...
It's really pretty, isn't it..few scattered clouds here, but the moon is in the clear.. Still 40° here...
Margy if I keep this up I'm going to learn some "planets". Venus is actually beautiful. Looks like a star with a spear heading downward brightly.Hubby is watch college football Md vs Ariz. playing a Idaho...and I hate their "blue playing field". Don't they know out there grass is GREEN !
Yes, and let's hope for clear skies Wednesday night to see the Celestial Fireworks Megan mentioned last night....Jupiter is visible, pretty low on the horizon....Hope all have a warm, comforting, and encouraging evening.I'm going to try to sneak in a visit with the Grandson... Prayers, for all... xo ♥
Dana...ooh..that blue field IS terrible!!
I know Lynn I can't stand to watch it. Whatever made them to make grass "blue"???
Watching MD-NEV game. Wild & Crazy!! MD ahead at the moment.Go Terps--He&% in a Shell!!!!
I ooops earlier comment should have been Md and Nev game where the field is "blue"....Loretta do you like that blue field??? I don't !
Bronco Stadium is home to the only blue Astro Turf in the World. The current turf is the new "Astro Play" which was installed during the summer of 2002. It's also the third blue field at the stadium. Boise State established a first in 1986 by installing the first blue Astro Turf field. The second blue Astro Turf was installed in 1995. Other schools have special color projects for the end zone area, but Boise State is the first to have the entire field produced in a special color. There have been two previous green Astro Turf fields installed prior to 1986. The first was during the original construction of the current stadium in 1970, with the second installed prior to the 1978 season.Boise State's blue football field remains an eye-catcher. And that's exactly what Gene Bleymaier hoped for when he came up with the idea of dying the artificial turf at Bronco Stadium. "I guess that I'm the type of person that when I paint my house I paint it a different color so the neighbors notice you did something," said Bleymaier, Boise State's athletic director. Bleymaier was the driving force behind Boise State's blue football field, which has grown into a tourist attraction rivaling potatoes for popularity in Idaho.
lol cute Megan
I just read the same article, Megan! The things we learn on this blog. :)
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