Saturday, February 20, 2016

Critter Tolerance

When the starlings show up at the feeding station, my usual response is 'oh great'. They come in large flocks, send everybody else flying and proceed to gobble up every seed in sight.
Well since they are 'sparrows' that God watches over just like all the rest I realized it was time to become tolerant of them and take time to observe them.

 First I discovered they have their own beauty
  Very pretty breast feathers

Bold contrasting beaks
and a cuteness when all puffed up against the cold. 

They were willing to share perching space. 
 and a spot at the feeder
  And everyone else was willing to stick around
and feast on left overs.

So o.k.; a salute to the Starlings 
Edit to add: In looking at them again I have given them a nickname - The Polka Dots
(sounds like a singing group from the 50's)
Lots more critters at:
and Wild Birds at:

Thursday, February 18, 2016

atMuldoon 021916

Joining Teresa for Friday's Hunt
  • Letter H
  • Favorite photo of the week
  • Family
H is for: Home
Home again, Home again, jiggity jig ---Mother Goose
I chose this because after 30 years I am home again, home again; having left the realm of paid employment and returning to the first desire of my heart - wife and homemaker atMuldoon.

Tiny frozen drops of sunlight and tiny buds; the promise of spring.

My Parents - 1947

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Monday, February 15, 2016

A Treasure in Need of a Landlord 021616

A village hotel of yesteryear currently for sale.
Any interested investors out there?
There's a mom and pop grocery across the intersection
and the little town remains well populated and active.
Don't forget to join:

Sunday, February 14, 2016