Monthly Archives: June 2012

Hot Town, Summer in the City and along the bluebird trail

It’s been hot and steamy.  Typical summer days and nights in America’s Heartland.  It reached 100°F during the past week.  Afternoon and evening storms roll in with Thor (the Old Norse god of thunder and lightning – not the guy in … Continue reading

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Bird Bath for Sale – Guaranteed to Rust

If someone would mention the words “rusty bath tub”, what would you envision?  In my mind’s eye, I’d see one of those old-fashioned tubs with clawed legs – the kind my grandmother had in her Chicago bungalow.  When those turn-of-the-last-century … Continue reading

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My mini-refuge or, what to do with an old broomstick handle

I promised to post a photo once I placed the Certified Wildlife Habitat sign in my yard.  It’s taken a while, I know.  It languished in the “things to do” pile on my desk.  As it rose slowly to the … Continue reading

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