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Day 306

There really are two American Goldfinches in this photo (they’re yellow), and there really was an actual laugh out loud moment when I noticed during processing that one of the birds appears to be hiding from me. 96 more words



Castleberry tried to play innocent but Helen’s rebuke was sharp, loud and shrill.  She had caught him admiring another woman.  The physical  temptations found at the Foggy Bottoms Resort and Spa were more than than the poor guy could handle.  6 more words

Baby Huey

Life at the Foggy Bottoms Resort and Spa took on a certain degree of predictability.  Mindless of others, some parents would abandon their fledgling at the pool and go foraging.  30 more words


In our garden we have a metal statue of a crane.  It’s beside the birdbath.  Lots of birds come in and like to perch on the statue before hitting the birdbath. 12 more words



Rodney sensed that the Parent-Teacher meeting wasn’t going well.  The Truant Officer was saying hateful things like: scofflaw, truant …  The Montetorkie School Counsellor had little to add.  50 more words

Photo 351

Here’s another cold, snowy day in April, this year, and looking through the kitchen window I saw an American Goldfinch, or Wild Canary, analyzing the bird feeder. 22 more words


Once again fate had dealt him a cruel blow.  Cedric was losing his mating colors just when the lovely Gershwin twins had booked in to the Foggy Bottoms Resort and Spa lounge for a two week engagement.  9 more words