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Middle School Mentality

When I was in middle school (or junior high, as it was called back then) our cafeteria used to sell packets that contained two large chocolate chip cookies – a favorite of most everyone in the lunchroom.  Without fail, as soon … Continue reading

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Good to the Last Drip

I had just finished refreshing the water dish when this handsome male Pine Warbler dropped in for a drink. I’m pretty sure if he could use words instead of warbles he would say it was good to the last drip!

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Last Waxwings of Winter

I was walking through my kitchen the other day and happened to glance out the window just in time to see several birds swoop in and land in the backyard branches.  Sure enough, a handful of Cedar Waxwings had descended … Continue reading

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“____________ and Robin”

When asked which word would best fill in the blank in the title, most would immediately answer “Batman”; and although I am a fan of any good superhero flick, my answer these days would have to be “Waxwings.”  You see, … Continue reading

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Tiny but Tough

The tiny Tufted Titmouse is one of those birds that everyone seems to love. Fast and furtive, they tend to dart in for a quick bite to eat and then disappear back to the branches, which can make getting a clear … Continue reading

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Dirty for Dinner

The Brown Thrasher always arrives looking like he has been rooting around in the mud…probably because that is exactly what he has been doing! I guess in his mind, the etiquette of washing up for dinner simply doesn’t apply to dirty … Continue reading

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Singing for His Supper

This handsome male Bluebird dropped in for a bite to eat this afternoon. Then he found a sunny spot to perch and proceeded to serenade me. I guess he figured he owed me a song for his supper!

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