“Take Me Out to the Backyard”

As I was standing outside taking pictures in the subfreezing temperatures this morning, my frostbit brain started coming up with its own rendition of “Take Me Out to the Ballpark.”  Feel free to sing along!

Take me out to the backyard

Fly me in with the crowd


Buy me some peanuts and sunflower seeds


Watch me eat them with gluttonous greed!

Oh it’s drink, drink, drink from the water


and sample some suety-lard


Oh it’s one –


two –


three nuts then out


of the old backyard!

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About kathydoremus

Wife, mother, daughter, and friend. One who dabbles in writing, thinks in rhyme, and is utterly unable to escape the allure of alliteration:) Amateur nature photographer. A backyard bird watcher, a hiker of non-strenuous trails to waterfalls, and a fan of Atlanta sports teams. Driver of an orange Jeep Renegade who goes by the name of Earl. One who is nourished by silence, solitude, and a good cup of coffee. A lover of God’s Word and the riches that are hidden there. An extremely ordinary jar of clay who longs to see and be satisfied by the glory of God, and to somehow display that in my everyday life.
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18 Responses to “Take Me Out to the Backyard”

  1. 1nmbirder says:

    Loved this! And yes, I sang along! 😉

  2. Mary says:

    Very creative. Really enjoyed this — thanks!

  3. Snehal Kank says:

    As usual beautifully captured Kathy 😍 Your birds always make me happy. 😃 Thank you.

  4. Leona Walker says:

    Amazing. So beautiful.love your photos

  5. Jill Kuhn says:

    You hit it out of the park with this one!! 🐦👍⚾️

  6. aussiebirder says:

    A beautiful collection of very well fed birds Kathie. You certainly look after your patrons at your take away establishment. When you see them so complete in good light one can appreciate the beautiful artistry of our Lord’s creative mind, that Blue Jay and woodpecker are real stunners with their patterns. Enjoy your week!

  7. DailyMusings says:

    Of course the Bluejay took too! I do love them. Such exceptional photos!!!

  8. DailyMusings says:

    two!! It is still early morning here and obviously I need more coffee if I spelled two wrong
    :-p

  9. Kerry says:

    So clever! Fantastic photos of your backyard visitors. Starting my day with a big smile thanks to you!

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