Sunday, January 22

Is Winter for the Birds?

Well, it may not be for all birds, but we have some chipper little fellows that stay here all winter, and always bring a smile to my face.








I once had a sparrow alight upon my shoulder for a moment, while I was hoeing in a village garden, and I felt that I was more distinguished by that circumstance that I should have been by any epaulet I could have worn. ~Henry David Thoreau

The Last of the Roses in Autumn

The milkweed pods are breaking,   And the bits of silken down   Float off upon the autumn breeze   Across the meadows brown. ~C...