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the garden visitor

A few weeks ago I looked out to see a newly fledged Eastern bluebird hopping around my terrace. It was alone. Normally when bluebird chicks fledge, they fly to the highest branches of the nearest tree and remain there with other members of their brood for a couple of weeks, while the adults continue to feed them. 321 more words

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Aidan saw Evie in the playground talking to Fulvio Franca, one of the boys in her class. He didn’t like him, or that he was talking to her. 2,199 more words

An Un-Scarlet Tanager

While I was cooking dinner last night (lemon garlic pork loin, baked potatoes, sugar kiss melon, and potato rolls – in case you were curious) I glanced out the kitchen window and saw a boisterous family of Bluebirds at one of the birdbaths. 155 more words


large family life; kids are always losing things

It’s mesmerizing outside; the air is cool and slightly damp, “it smells like rain” said Seth as he went out the door to wait for the bus.   1,336 more words


Roy's Folks archives: The bluebird man

As Roy gets closer to retirement, we again reach into the Roy’s Folks archives to bring you one of our favorites.

This story is really one you have to see to believe. 50 more words

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Book review: Pandora, by Victoria Turnbull

Turnbull, Victoria. Pandora. Clarion, 2017. $16.99. unp. ISBN 978-0-544-94733-7. Ages 4-9.

Pandora, a gentle fox, lives alone in an isolated house that she decorates with the rejected, broken objects she discovers in piles of trash. 151 more words

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Build Birdhouses for the Main Street Nature Park - October 10, 2017 - 9:30 A.M.

The Garden Club of Weaverville partners with the Weaverville Lowes to build birdhouses for the Main Street Nature Park in downtown Weaverville. Thanks to the support of Lowe’s Store Manager, Mike Finnegan, Lowe’s is donating the materials to make several bluebird and wren houses as a Garden Club community service project. 306 more words

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