Arbor Day at the Arboretum

Red tailed hawk

Today was Arbor Day and we went to an Arbor Day celebration at our local Arboretum.  A lot of great exhibits surrounded us. The Kentucky Children’s Garden is always wonderful, but one in particular stood out to me.  I guess maybe it’s my love for birds and all critters.  One of the exhibits was Critters in the Classroom in association with Raptor Rehabilitation of Kentucky.  If you happen to know of a raptor in need of rescue please call the rescue line at:  (502) 491-1939.  The Red tailed hawk photographed above is something we see in our neighborhood quite frequently soaring slowly over the tall trees in our backyard.  Getting to see one up close was a real treat.

Barred Owl

The Barred Owl was the other bird we saw up close today and it did not disappoint.  The owl was beautiful and to see its head turn around when we called his name delighted my daughter, Lucy.  A truly amazing animal.

I know today was Arbor Day and I didn’t discuss trees at all, but I didn’t have room to plant a tree at home and we didn’t even look.  What can I say?  The birds stole the show.


About lucygracesmom

I am a mom of one 10 year old and stepmother to three wonderful adults; ages 20, 23 and 25. The youngest child is just beginning Fifth grade at Ashland Elementary in the Gifted/Quest program. She enjoys playing violin, archery and everything scientific. Mary Stewart is beginning her last year of medical school at Case Western in Cleveland. She and her fiancé, Franklin, plan to marry next June! Charles Morgan just graduated from the College of Charleston and will be beginning Post-Baccalaureate work next month. Betsy is living the college dream at Ole Miss in Oxford studying Business and the most fun ways to party. She plans to take the LSAT next summer! We are very blessed in the family department. My husband is a lawyer specializing in Intellectual Property, computer and entertainment law. We are in the eighth year since starting our own business, Montague Law PLLC. I have the title Operational Manager which means the administrative end of the business (yuk) and now some new and fun work on the firm's website. We live in Lexington, KY or as many know it – horse country. Everything around here is horse-themed and it is a very beautiful area to live in and raise a family. I have many interests that span art, sciences, education, books, computer science and security and one of my greatest passions is design. One of my favorite blogs is Grace Bonney’s Design Sponge. I like living the simple life, spending time with my family and reading and writing about my interests in my blog. One of my hopes in developing this blog is to share with you the many things I enjoy so that you may enjoy them too. I love sharing cool information with people who appreciate it. I like pinning on Pinterest, keeping track of my high school friends, college friends and family on Facebook and don’t tell anyone, but I sometimes re-shelve books at the library because I enjoy it.

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  1. Pingback: We Can Plant A Tree « sherry's space

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