Sunday, April 10, 2016

It's Alive!

You have to look closely, but some new leaves are almost hidden among the dead branches of Sparrow Hall. I think I see other signs of life springing up from the basement. Everything out there looks pathetic, but I will wait a bit before I get real excited. Those suckers may not be worth anything.

The bird feeder has bitten the dust - or at least the hanger has. The whole thing is trying to fall apart though and I question putting out good money for something that is only good for a year. Think I will have DH make a simple one out of scrap to hang off the hook and forget about 'Cute'

Still plagued by my allergies - ahh, spring!

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  1. It's fun seeing things come to life in spring but you have to do it sneezing and coughing.

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    1. Despite the yuk, spring is my favorite season. Everything is fresh and new.

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  2. Yesterday we woke to temps in the low 20's and snow, the flowers looked at us like "What's THIS" but hopefully it didn't harm them. Thanks for bringing a little beauty to us out here.

    LB (Abby the Lab's Mom in Chicago)

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    1. Nice of you to drop in, you're welcome - anytime!
      I remember snow in May in MN, sorry your spring is delayed.

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  3. First, allergies suck. Second, there are new leaves! Yay! Third, bird feeders.. You're right. For something that costs so much money - I never see a "good" one for under $20 - they sure don't last long! I think building your own is the way to go, and if it's handmade it looks rustic and rustic is always cute. :)

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    1. I'm pretty sure it will be rustic whenever he gets around to making it. :-)

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  4. hoping dh will have time to make something for you.

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    1. Me too, but he does have many irons in the fire, er... 5 iron, putter ...

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  5. Hope you get something to feed your birds in, cute doesn't matter.

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  6. Good to see the new leaves. Bad about the allergies. I don't have allergies, but something like it w/o the histamine and I have been sneezing like crazy this spring. I have several dead junipers, which I imagine will cost a fortune to remove. Oh, well, at least we did get a lot of rain this winter.

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    1. Yes, pollen gets into your nose just like sawdust or pepper in the air. You still sneeze, I agree! (Nice that you don't have the downside of itchy eyes, runny face, and sore throat)

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  7. I am so new to your blog that I am not entirely clear what part of the country you live in...I was thinking it was a southern state. Here in Kansas everything is totally budded out and even the spring flowers are fairly profuse. Sorry to hear about your allergies. The pollen (esp. tree pollen has everyone in misery here as well. Hope you feel better soon.

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    1. I'm in Middle TN, which may as well be a state by itself. East and West are so much different. LOL, I will feel better when the pollen count goes down.

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  8. I haven't been hit with allergies for years, lucky I guess. Seeds I planted last week are starting to sprout.

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    1. Exciting, isn't it - to see the tiny things force their way out of the ground.
      Your tomatoes?

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  9. Last year I planted a pair of white lilacs and wasn't sure if they made it, and they did...Coffee is on

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