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Hello Spring

With Snow On The Ground

We had around two feet of snow last Tuesday and most of it is still on the ground.  The daytime temperatures are hovering between 30 and 40°F which isn’t helping to melt it.   314 more words



Fregley was very pleased with his newly patented innovation: DIY mating plumage.  He waited for his buddy Ralph at the Foggy Bottoms Resort and Spa; together they could troll for “chicks”.  48 more words


Little Peridot had checked the calendar twice.  It wasn’t supposed to be this cold and wet.  Perhaps Daylight Savings Time had something to do with the unseasonable weather.  60 more words

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A blizzard came through the Northeast today and amid white-out conditions, a flock of around forty pine siskins and American goldfinches fed all day at my two thistle feeders and one sunflower feeder. 143 more words

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adding some color

The landscape may have turned white again with the latest snowfall, but the birds are starting to show some color at last, with the males molting some of their body feathers. 84 more words


Yellow Peril

Leslie was the Advance Man for the famous rock group Yellow Peril.  They were on their third final world tour.  The Foggy Bottoms Resort and Spa is where the band first got together.  43 more words