Robert (gurdonark) wrote,

curious little bird at a new feeder

For our anniversary, my wife went to Wild Birds Unlimited. She bought a squirrel-resistant bird feeder. She took the lead during installation. We put the feeder up on Sunday. This allowed my wife to reclaim a garden plant hanger from its use as the small feeder host for a feeder. I bought that feeder in 2018. The old feeder brought a lot of birds to our back yard.

A new, fancier feeder entailed a few moments of doubt. No feeder truly works as feeder until the birds come. Yesterday I saw a timid Carolina Chickadee at the feeder. I knew the feeder fed birds. Today I saw a pair of Northern Cardinals and a Common Grackle.

Tonight we walked on the Ridgeview Trail. I introduced my wife to Genetta, with whose husband I sometimes work. They live one or two neighborhoods over from ours. We stood at social distance and talked for a moment.

We dined on 97% non-fat hot dogs. We watched the movie "Moana." I solved a few chess problems at

Yesterday I went into my office to get something notarized. Then I drove to Federal Express. Everyone wore masks and kept their social distance. I got my package off, which I hope will solve something I look forward to resolving.

Tuesday night I attended the Prairie and Timbers Audubon Society via Zoom video. The preliminary part was about sparrow identification. The main program was about Borneo birds.

from Dreamwidth, because two posts of the same text are twice as nice

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