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A Bit Of A Baditude

The Mockingbirds who are nesting in our front Cypress tree have been showing up at the feeders with a bit of a baditude…and yes, their bad attitude is such that it warrants a new word! They arrive at the Bark … Continue reading

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Lighthearted Limericks – Mockingbird

This Mockingbird has been a constant fixture at the backyard feeders lately (probably because the current seed mix has raisins) so I decided to let him be the star of a lighthearted limerick. The Mockingbird perches on high And looks … Continue reading

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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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Double The Pleasure: Shades Of Gray

Although the phrase “shades of gray” has been sullied as of late, I’m making it the mission of this post to redeem the words and restore them to noble use!  And what could be more noble than using them to … Continue reading

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Frack Is Back

Frick and Frack, so dubbed by my blogging friend The Chatsworth Lady, are the two young Mockingbirds that showed up in my backyard several days ago. (They made their debut in the “Before Dinner W(h)ine” post.)  Well, late yesterday afternoon, … Continue reading

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Before Dinner W(h)ine

I was pouring myself a glass of ‘before dinner’ wine this afternoon, when another whine captured my attention – the distinct clamor of a baby bird. Leaving my half filled glass of Chardonnay on the counter, I picked up my … Continue reading

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