Sunday, December 26, 2010

Weathermen are predicting a blizzard

It has been snowing since early this  morning, a very heavy wet snow. If the weathermen are correct than we should get at least a  foot of snow by the time this snowstorm ends tomorrow night. I'm hoping that the predictions are wrong. This snow will make for hard and tiring when shoveling.

Today has been a lazy day after all the hectic rushing around the past few weeks. It feels nice to just sit and relax with nothing pressing to do, or errands to run.
Here are a few pictures I snapped on this grey, snowy day of my bird feeders. You can't tell from these photos, but the birds have been feeding heavily all day. As soon as I open a window, most of the birds fly away.
Red Bellied Woodpecker feeding on suet.
1snowstorm3.12.26.2010 1snowstorm 12.26.2010 tufted titmouse hanging off feeder
1 snowstorm2. 12.26.2010 I love this big platform feeder with a roof that my Uncle Rei made for me in the 70's. Uncle Rei passed away in the 80's, and I hate taking this feeder down, but it is starting to fall apart, and will need to be replaced.
I have enjoying watching the birds feeding today on the seed that I spread on the ground and in the many feeders I have around the yard.  Lots of cardinals, tufted titmice, black capped chickadees, downy woodpeckers, robin's, Carolina wren, junco's, and blue jays. So colorful.

I have been feeding a stray kitty since spring, but I can't get close enough to catch him. I would take him in if only he would let me near him. Since spring, I thought I was only feeding the one wild/stray kitty, but this morning we determinded that it is 2 cats that look a lot alike that have been coming to the food dishes I leave in a secure, dry area on my back deck. Both of these cats get along with my kitty. I'd love to give them a new home with us.

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1 comment:

Diann said...

What beautiful snow...we are surely enjoying our winter wonderland! Yep, we feed the birds too and just love them. I look forward to your ART next year and exchanging with you!
Happy Holidays! Diann