Help! Sparrows are confusing!

I think these are sparrows, although I'm not sure which one.  Are the first two white-throated sparrows? I saw them this week in northeast Ohio. Can someone help? Any help would be appreciated. Thanks in advance! Trail Walker

A gift!

What a gift it was to take a trail walk in the Holden Arboretum with my friend Lisa for the second week in a row. It is, without parallel, my favorite place to walk, and I have missed it this summer. As always, I took time to pause at Lotus Pond and capture a few …