Tag Archives: birds

New! A PenguinArt Pack o’ Stickers

Kate/ July 31, 2017/ blog, news/ 0 comments

Hey birds! My wizard brother Ryan Garchinsky and I have teamed up to create our first pack of PenguinArt stickers for iTunes, now available for FREE in the App Store.  This is just the beginning. I have lots more to do. Penguins, flamingos, pigeons, turkeys, foxes, and bats! But

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Take Care of Yourself

Kate/ January 20, 2017/ blog

When the world is a scary mystery, it’s time for self-care. Self-care can be as simple as calling a friend and hearing a compassionate voice, or as elaborate as a trip to a secluded beach on a private island. For me, it’s paying attention to the birds. Really,

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Rain, Randomly

Kate/ June 27, 2015/ blog

The rain sounds like crinkle paper as it overflows the gutters and forms pools around the house. The trees dance in the wind gusts. Water coats the surface of every sill. Every place has it’s own style of rain. Here in Philadelphia, an evening thunderstorm is summer

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12 Days in Costa Rica

Kate/ June 12, 2015/ blog

12 days in Costa Rica helped me prepare for this late spring heat wave. 12 days in Costa Rica taught me a lot about cloud forests, rainforests, and tropical birds. 12 days in Costa Rica cleared my mind of past ghosts and made room for new thoughts

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On the Drafting Table: Ospreys

Kate/ January 8, 2015/ blog

Osprey sketches for a children’s illustrated chapter book. Sketches are done, color to come. All images ©2015 Kate Garchinsky. All rights reserved. Do you like?

#RememberMartha

Kate/ August 29, 2014/ birds, blog

Use this image to #RememberMartha in your social media streams on 9/1/14. Full post to come on the subject.      Do you like?

I Smell Fall Coming

Kate/ September 12, 2012/ birds, blog

…and I could not be happier about it. Up late after churning out some informational graphics for a client, I’m kept company by a warm beagle at my feet, and a pair of barred owls in the woods outside my window. “Who cooks for you, dear? Who

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In the Midst of August Mist

Kate/ August 21, 2012/ birds, blog, writing

“How I love the mist of dew drops in my feathers this morning,” tooweets the Towhee. “Yes! And I am hungry!” barks the Blue Jay. “Swwweet thistle seed! Swweeet thistle seed!” squeaks the Goldfinch between beakfuls. “Hey! Hey! Hey!” peeps mother Robin. “Meeeee?” Catbird mews. “No! You!

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Some facts and some personal observations.

Kate/ August 15, 2012/ blog

Common Yellow Throat, Car Collision, Appleton Road, Kemblesville Pennsylvania Screech Owls munch on Katydids. Carolina Wrens play with their food. Bats don’t like Barred Owls. Cedar Waxwings flap backwards for blueberries. Don’t look at the Wood Ducks the wrong way. Female Scarlet Tanagers are not scarlet, they

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