One Little Child

I published this blog post first on June 30, 2019. I am reposting it because I want all of us to remember some major points of our survival. One day recently I was feeling a lot of concern for friends who were having a lot of pain in their lives. The weather had been cloudy, rainy, … More One Little Child

The Beauty of Birds

I am developing a new hobby. My porch/patio has bushes in front of it and a lovely, little red maple tree. It is a wonderful place to eat breakfast on cool mornings. I can feel a little touch of nature almost at my fingertips. Birds and squirrels look for the birdseed I spread around under … More The Beauty of Birds

Why I Love Birds

Birds and flying have been a big point of interest in my family for many years. It started with my father’s father. My grandfather came from Greece as an teenage immigrant and started out delivering food on his bike. He worked hard to make money and saved up and bought a horse and cart to … More Why I Love Birds

My Warbled Mind

As I sat on my screened in porch one morning I heard the varied songs of my feathered friends. When I heard one near me, I attempted to imitate his message in an effort to be friendly. He replied and then I mimicked his sounds again. Back and forth we went. Suddenly I begin to … More My Warbled Mind

Life With Norie

This lengthy isolating stay in my home during this last Covid year has been made more tolerable and even enjoyable by the joys, challenges, interesting behavioirs and fun, that is my black cat, Norie. She has what I consider some pretty intelligent methods of communication. She is a pro at making me laugh; giving me … More Life With Norie