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Good Lord its cold outside tonight! Last week we were blessed with a big beautiful moon. I’d wake up everynight around 2 am and the moon-light was so bright. Its errie illumination was hipnotic…I’d peer out my bedroom window into the woods that surround the driveway and imagine that I saw our garden nomes walking about. Those cute little statues that protect mummies flower gardens would come to life on nights with a full moon….creepy!! Well, since the onslaught of cold air filtering in from upper Canada I’ve been feeding our fine feathered friends. I have sunflower seeds and a songbird mixture for the little darlings. Those squirels are loving the tidbits too. they actually get pizzed if the seeds runs out…they try to claw their way into the house by way of the back door. I did’nt fill the “regular” feeder this morning. I did however fill the other bird feeder that the squirels have’nt become aware of…yet. So according to darling hubby the squirels arrived only to find an empty feeder…the began attacking the dam thing! Yup, the were climbing the deck pole and then kicking the feeder with their hing legs. We’re not sure if they were trying to knock it down or just trying to rattle the bird feeder with the hopes that some trapped seed may get knocked loose then be theirs for the taking….they ceertainly are funny little creatures to watch.

Snow bird


The longest night of the year is just a few days away, then we will begin our slow descent back towards days of sun,sun and more sunshine. When the clocks get turned back…or is it ahead…in the fall (Hell I Don’t Know) but I do know this…it really messes me up! I am very sensetive to sunlight and all things related, my epilepsy and the medications I have to take play a big role in…how the sunlight, or lack of sunlight affects me. I’m not refering to that depression some people get from lack of sunlight. Its just hard to put down into words….

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