I’m watching a mocking bird in the remains of Sparrow Hall. She has been eyeballing something. Maybe the cat is out there again. Yesterday, when DH came home from shopping, she was on the porch rail, giving Tacky Cat a scolding. Her nest must be close by. Mocking birds can be quite nasty and very territorial. Our old cat had a few pieces of her ears missing, thanks to a possessive mocking bird.
We had a good hard rain yesterday, good for the blueberries, ahem. I suppose good for everything that needed it. It hung on for a while, so I think it soaked in rather than just running off. Of course, the dogs hated it.
I had an idea for a new phone. On this phone, only the numbers you called could call you. If you called a number that you didn’t expect a call back on, like a restaurant for their closing time etc, you had the option of keeping the number or getting rid of it. Right then and there would be no more BS with telemarketers. I understand a company wouldn’t want this, but old fogies like myself would be so happy. I don’t know how my number got out there again, but the bleep phone woke me twice yesterday and bothered my concentration several times. I hate (yes, hate is a strong word) having the phone ring for bleep. I would shut the phone off, if it weren’t for calls from people I actually want to hear from! (There aren’t very many.)
In last night’s installment of Poldark, I waited and watched for the scene about the fish. It was so romantically written and I could just see it in my mind’s eye. Pfft! Masterpiece really blew it. Oh, it was good, if you hadn’t read it. I’m so glad I bought the books! I’m trying to hold off on reading the third book. It’s shorter. (344 pages) The rest won’t get here for over 48 hours and well, I can hardly wait. Tomorrow, I will have berry picking, but ..