Freeze
Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at 06:44PM
Jennifer

Nightly freeze warnings continue for Columbia ... hence the oversized plastic bags still swaddling our chunky poolside planters.

We were told when we bought them that if the sand inside took on water during the winter, and then froze, the ceramic planters would crack.

The cardinals and Carolina wrens don't seem to mind or even notice the plastic when they're chowing down beside the pool where I throw birdseed.

I gave up on luring them to the window feeder about six feet from where you see them.

Although, now and then I do see a wren perched there, pecking away for a moment or two at the mix of safflower and sunflower seeds.

These photos were taken from at least twenty feet away, through a glass door, as I sat in my chair in the sun room.

I throw the seed down and within minutes, there are at least a half-dozen birds feasting. I love to watch them.

The cardinals have loved our yard for as long as I can remember, and I wish I'd begun feeding them earlier.

They must have a nest in a nearby tree. 

One where I hope they are snug and warm during these last few freezing nights before spring.

And that is all for now.

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Happy Wednesday

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