I surprised my neighbors yesterday by working on my front yard.
I say “surprised” because I’m usually one of the last ones on the block to start the spring cleanup. Not this year! I waited until the exact day “Downtown” Steve Browne said would be the optimal first day to start clearing and I went to work.
Granted, I only put in 3 hours’ worth of work, but you can really see the progress.
Oh, and there will be no “before” pictures on this project. It really was that bad!
As I was cutting back my “Mexicans,” I heard a song I hadn’t heard in a couple of years. I only get to hear them during the early spring as they make their migration northward. I looked up and I saw a flock of …
Mum texted me earlier in the week heralding their arrival. I was so jealous that she & Da had received two visits by traveling flocks during the week, but I was also very happy that the Waxwings had flown through town. Neither of us had spotted them at all last year.
My little visitors hung around for a few minutes and watched me work in the yard but they flitted off when I startled them by dragging the very full bag of yard debris to the curb.
See you next year little friends!