Archive | Bird Watching

Outer Banks

Travelling to the Outer Banks of North Carolina or even Myrtle Beach farther south? Gracefield Hall is a perfect midway overnight stop if you are coming from Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, New York or one of the New England states. You might even want to tour Colonial Williamsburg the next morning on your way […]

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Enjoying ice cold watermelon on the back porch

Watermelon on the back porch

It’s the perfect time of year to eat watermelon on the back porch at Gracefield Hall. Book your summer escape with us now! Our back porch in the afternoons is shaded and gets refreshing breezes. You can relax with a cool drink and a large cold slice of watermelon on the back porch and look […]

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Spring is coming

Spring is coming

Yes, Spring is coming. Well, maybe. Here at Gracefield Hall we are experiencing wild temperature swings; 70s one day and 20s the next. Go figure. But, the sun is warm and the grass in the field behind the house is starting to turn green and grow. That brings out the deer which have had little […]

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Red Tailed Hawk

Red Tailed Hawk

The red tailed hawk is back; at least I assume it is the same one that was here last summer. I see him circling and calling and have heard two of them but have not seen the second one. It might be his mate that was with him here last year. Last summer they sat […]

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Back Porch Bench

Back Porch Bench

The instructions said 2 adults will take 2 hours to assemble the bench. I can be quite inventive when it comes to working by myself on multi-person projects. It took me 45 minutes. The back porch gets nice breezes in the evening so it is a perfect place to sit, enjoy a cold glass of […]

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Spring is coming

Turkeys in the front yard

We had turkeys in the front yard at Gracefield Hall. I hear themĀ in the woods all the time but it has been quite a while, over a year, since I have seen any. Two years ago we had several hens and about six chicks (is that what they are called?) in the front yard. I […]

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