Sunday Was For the Birds

On the heels of a completely reorganized kitchen and staying up late because I was the only one in the house (Yes, I realize I’m no longer a teenager. Thank you for reminding me!), this morning I slept past my alarm and awoke only when the Scrub Jays shouted in celebration. They found the food I’d set out for them last night!

They were gracious enough to let me sit nearby and take these photos:

The Hummingbirds flew away before I could photograph them, but I just love the look of the feeder against the house and sky.

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Well, it took about three weeks of high humidity to combine with southerly winds, but we finally got our thunderstorm this afternoon!

It didn’t last long (huge disappointment) but brought a lot of noise as the wind ushered in about two minutes of hail before turning back to “just” rain.

My flower bed has been thriving in the humidity. And as soon as the rain stopped, the birds came out to play.

And Frankly, My Dear… that’s all she wrote!

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A Few of My Favorite Things: Storm Front

I’m writing this a day early. I usually schedule my posts a day or two ahead of time, so this is not so noteworthy. Except the reasons I’m doing this, is we’re expecting a snowfall tonight and tomorrow and I want to be able to enjoy it. I’m sure if we get that much snow, I’ll photograph it and blog about it and squeal with girlish delight…

I”m sitting on my loveseat in front of my big picture window, watching the Scrub Jays fight the Cactus Wren for the trove of peanuts I put out for them; while the sparrows, … read the rest. . .

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