Stopping By While Passing Through: Rose-breasted Grosbeaks

For the past several days we have seen rose-breasted grosbeaks, both male and female, at the bird feeder.  They are passing through as they migrate from their wintering areas in the Caribbean and Central and South America to their breeding areas in Canada and the northeastern U.S.  Last year several stopped here as they migrated…

JJJ Challenge: Jesse Jewell

I’m getting this one in just under the wire, as Frizz will be posting the next challenge soon… A major artery through the downtown area of my hometown (Gainesville, Georgia) is named for my grandfather, Jesse Jewell, and there also is an historical marker dedicated to him.  (My apologies to my vegan readers as you…