Monthly Archives: May 2021

MEMORIAL DAY 2021

In honor and memory of all who have given their lives for our country. THANK YOU

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HUMMINGBIRD FUN FACTS: RUBY-THROATED HUMMINGBIRD

Only one day before HUMMINGBIRD: A STAR TOUCHED STORY releases. Here are a few last fun facts. Weighing in at a mere 3 grams and only 3 ½ inches in length, the ruby-throated hummingbird is one of my favorites.  (But … Continue reading

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HUMMINGBIRD FUN FACTS: Nighty Night

Most of us relax when we sleep, but hummingbirds can take it one step farther. If their energy reserves get really low, they can enter a state of torpor. Torpor – Noun Pronounced:   tȯr-pər 1a: a state of mental and motor … Continue reading

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HUMMINGBIRD FUN FACTS: THE MIGHTY BEAST

Don’t let their diminutive size fool you. Hummingbirds can be very aggressive and have been known to attack much larger birds. They are also extremely territorial and will guard their food sources fiercely. Even so, hummingbirds have many predators that … Continue reading

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HUMMINGBIRD FUN FACTS: BABIES, BABIES EVERYWHERE

Hummingbirds breed in late March through August. Then it’s up to mom to do all the hard work. She’ll lay up to 2 pea sized eggs in an itty-bitty lichen covered nest. What do you expect from a bird that … Continue reading

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HUMMINGBIRD FUN FACTS: HOW TO ATTRACT AND WHAT THEY EAT

If you want hummingbirds to visit, the best plan is to plant flowers they feed on. They are attracted to bright colors, especially red. Feeders are great as well. You’ll want to put them up early in the spring to … Continue reading

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HUMMINGBIRD FUN FACTS: VARIETIES

HUMMINGBIRD: A STAR TOUCHED STORY comes out June 1, 2021. Here are some things I learned while writing. There are many different kinds of hummingbirds. The only one on the east coast of North America is the ruby-throated hummingbird. With … Continue reading

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HUMMINGBIRD FUN FACTS: MIGRATON

The ruby-throated hummingbird migrates 500 miles across the Gulf of Mexico, but they don’t have the longest flight. That honor goes to the rufous hummingbird, which migrates up to 3000 miles from Alaska to Mexico. That’s a lot of flapping. … Continue reading

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HUMMINGBIRD FUN FACTS: ACROBATS OF THE AIR

Since HUMMINGBIRD: A STAR TOUCHED STORY is coming out shortly, I thought I’d share some of the facts I learned while writing. Hummingbirds are tiny marvels of aerodynamics. Unlike other birds, the bones in a hummingbird’s wings are fixed and … Continue reading

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May Self-Promotion Party!

Originally posted on charles french words reading and writing:
(Photo by Oleg Magni on Pexels.com) Hello everyone! It’s past mid-May, the weather is turning warmer, and it’s time for a self-promotion party! Be proud of your writing! Share your book(s)…

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