A bird in the hand, (unless it’s a starling…)

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It appears a male starling is making advances to the female, who in turn is playing hard to get.  At first, I hear sweet tunes, which quickly have turned into unpleasant assertions.  Then arrives male #2 and the competitors have at it, chasing each other through the branches while the female ignores them, rearranging her coiffure and powdering her beak.

One of the males is run off (how can you tell them apart?), and the young couple is left to negotiate their terms of endearment.  Not that I care; good grief, it’s not like we need more starlings in the world. Continue reading “A bird in the hand, (unless it’s a starling…)”

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#Carpediem — #Friday is Blue #Denim Day!

Seriously, very few people have trouble celebrating Friday, at least in our part of the planet.  It’s kinda like not looking forward to spring break, summer vacation, or snow days (as if you can’t tell I work in the educational system…) 

But there’s really more to Friday then just waiting for the clock to say “quitting time”.  Friday is officially Blue Denim Day!  Think of it—what other material is as strong, as well as versatile, as good ole’ American blue denim?

That’s why Friday is the day to accentuate, appreciate, and otherwise celebrate those people, ideas, and activities that bring durability and stability to our lives…

…as well as to be one of those people!

If you’re celebrating Blue Denim Day, tell me how…  —dawnlizjones