Have you ever heard of airplane ear? My husband has a case of it right now. He flew about three days ago and he can only hear the slightest bit out of his left ear.
If his right ear isn’t turned toward me, forget it…he’ll hear nothing. His situation will improve, but for now I’ve had to learn some coping methods. One method that has worked quite well is bellowing.
I thought hubby was in the basement, and I wanted to find out if he wanted breakfast. I was revving up my lungs to bellow down the basement stairs…all ready to shout out, “DO YOU WANT SOME EGGS???”, when I realized he was standing ten feet away from me in the kitchen. I don’t know if it’s possible to trip and choke over your tongue at the same time, but I think I did that. I could have scared him to death…death by bellowing…a horrible way to go.
I wonder how the deer feel when spring arrives,the trees unfurl their leaves and suddenly they have fresh, fresh, fresh food?
This buck worked it’s way into the Phlox and honeysuckle bushes, it later told me it was trying to find the most nutrient dense leaves and complained that mother nature had stocked them “way at the back of the ‘shelves.'” I don’t know why he was complaining, he was tall and he had a longer neck than I do…if that was my food source, I would starve to death because of my short neck…no way could I reach that high.
More snow is on the way and I can’t wait to get back behind the lens of the camera.
This is one of my regulars…partial to peanuts, it gladly accepts other birdseed as well. I thought I might try something new on the menu. You might help me with suggestions…Oreo cookies are probably not the best thing to offer them.
Would pudding be a good choice?
How about celery?
Perhaps cooked oatmeal with a drizzle of honey on top?
Grilled cheese sandwiches come to mind, but some of the birds might be lactose intolerant.
I will be awaiting your suggestions with eager anticipation.
I only caught part of this bird conversation, but I heard enough to know all I needed to know.
The bluejay merely asked the woodpecker not to plop it’s entire body down on the food, to consider that others would be eating from that spot after it left.
I hate to tell you this, but there are some birds that can be a little selfish. It takes a strong bird to confront one of these types and to endure the self-righteous scolding that these greedy ones feel entitled to give.
I will attempt to be as brave as the bluejay and ask you all not to prostrate yourself on food that is meant to serve more than one person. Feel free to follow my lead and instruct your friends and family on proper etiquette.( This advice holds true whether in a home setting or restaurant setting.)
Just a bird in a bush with a fish
Some protein is really delish
Now raw’s not my style
But it makes this bird smile
So that’s all that matters, kapisch?