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"Life doesn't have to be perfect to be wonderful."
- Unknown

"That which does not kill you, makes you stronger."
- Handed down through the ages.

"Life's tough. It's even tougher when you're stupid."
- John Wayne


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  1. Ooooh! A rose breasted Grosbeak - aren't they just the MOST beautiful bird you have ever seen? They are a rare, rare sight down here in the South (GA)but it just takes my breath away when I spy one at my feeders! If you have them all season, I'm jealous!! Love the pics. Thimblevee

  2. Funny - critters never look into my windows! That must've been a nice surprise.

  3. Thimblevee, THANKS for visiting . . . and commenting! (You, too, Conny! I'm so glad to have you "on board"!)

    We only see the RB Grosbeaks for one short period of time each spring as they migrate through. They SURE ARE gorgeous, though, aren't they?!

    I was doing some work at the dining room table when a flash of color and fluttering movement caught my eye. Here he was, the first of the year, and DESPERATE to get inside! ??! Obviously, he finally flew off, but it gave me a great photo op!

    Then, the cute toad. A Canadian Toad, if I'm not mistaken. He was hanging out in the pond in the poultry yard when I went out to do chores. :)


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