Alison Colby-Campbell, Alisons Brain4rent, Family memories, Feast of the Three Saints, Italian Food, Lawrence MA, photography, Uncategorized

Feast of the 3 Saints is After All a FEAST

If there is anything I remember about my Italian stepfather it was him saying after every pant busting, dozen course meal "Did you get enough to eat?"

Adventure, Alison Colby-Campbell, Alisons Brain4rent, animal welfare, Animals, brain4rent, gnu, Humor, photography, suburban myth, Uncategorized, wildebeest in suburbia

Suburban Myth – What’s Gnu in small town Massachusetts

I defy anyone from having a more bizarre experience than Jon and I did today.

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Anniversary Dinner #8 Sustainable, Local and Compassionate – Just like us.

Blue Moon Evolution as a restaurant is committed to farm to table, sustainable food practices and compassionate care of livestock all while being stunningly delicious.

Alison Colby-Campbell, Alisons Brain4rent, animal welfare, Birders, birds, Birdwatching, Chicks, Humor, Uncategorized, wild birds

The ill-behaved chicks, the groundhog & the awkward goslings

I kept a good distance away made easier by my 100x digital zoom, made minimal movements beyond the index finger pushing down on the shutter and watched. The bird seemed unconcerned about my appearance.

Birdwatching, Nature sanctuaries, Nature walks, photography, Uncategorized

In Search of 300lb Chickadees

With a start and heavy heart, I realized why, despite the endless supply of birdseed, one never sees a 300lb chickadee.

photography, The Daily Post Blog Prompt, Uncategorized, winter activities, Writing

Powered by Sun and Beauty in Haverhill MA

The vast beauty of my city (Haverhill, MA) presented itself like a gift and I experienced a near perfect winter day. It would have been perfect if not for that hopping robin.

autumn, brain4rent, fall, foliage, humor, leaf peepers, leaves, Massachusetts, New England, photography, Seasons, Uncategorized

The Mandatory New England Fall Foliage Blog

When you live in New England, you're just expected to fall in love with fall all over again every year.

Arts, Food, New England, photography, Uncategorized

Bird Watching for “Night Hawks”

We were surprised, but we loved the late night vibe, the chatty waitress and the food that was nothing at all like the grilled chicken salad I should have ordered. we had identified ourselves as "Nighthawks".

Animals, Birders, birds, brain4rent, Bunnies, cold weather, humor, Nature, New England, photography, Winter

Turkey Tales – Stalkers and Plunderers

I'm not quite sure if this is an actual courtship ritual or just an early middle school dance for fowl who flirt at flirting but still find the opposite sex kind of icky.