Tuesday, February 17, 2009

How Fortunate We Are...

...to have a pair of Cardinals living in our fir tree. They feed at our feeder in the cherry tree (the squirrel baffle that protects it from non-bird predation from above is mounded with fallen snow in the photo below), they provide chirpy music that I have learned to recognize (and always reminds me to check the feeder and make sure it is stocked with birdseed), and every time I see them in my backyard I feel extremely lucky and blessed. Here is the male, beautiful bright red against a recent snowstorm:

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