Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Wednesday, 27 February 2007 - Another potential bird tenant

Dear God:

Today, I am thankful for another potential bird tenant.

This afternoon, as T and I leave the house for our walk, a finch flies from the Christmas wreath that decorates the front door. He/she is not the first bird that has inspected the currently vacant nesting site. Several have shown interest during the past few weeks. I can't blame them. The wreath offers a prime location to build a nest and hatch eggs - just ask the finches that have done just that over the past five years.

I am, however, surprised by the early interest. Surely the birds know that it's still winter and the wet, sloppy Colorado spring snows lie ahead.

For this blessing, I am grateful.


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