Again.

The first bird of 2010 was in the house this morning.

Ugh.

UPDATE 4:11 p.m.: I will have you know that today a hummingbird (a small cute one, about the size of a gold fish. Yes, a flying goldfish), hummed right outside my door. (The same door that the woodpecker flew in this morning.)

It paused, hummed a bit, then perched on our lights.

Then, it smiled at me and said, "Hi there. I hear you're turning over a new leaf."

What a kind hummingbird.

9 comments:

  1. I don't understand this. Do you now have screens in Mexico?

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  2. :) Indeed, we DO have screens - however many homes have both screened and un-screened doors for "seamless indoor/outdoor living". :)

    The bird always flies in the open courtyard door. (It's open for Ferg who comes and goes as she pleases.)

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  3. So.... how's that making peace with birds and nature goal coming along??

    :-)

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  4. Ahh.. I see. I guess 'tis a sacrifice you must make for living in a gorgeous place with "seemless indoor/outdoor living" weather. Sheesh, you have it so rough. ;)

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  5. The first time I saw a hummingbird I almost peed my pants. I thought it was some sort of giant, mutant insect. I screamed. My mom laughed at me.

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  6. You described this bird as 'small and cute'. This is SUCH a step in the right direction. I shall buy you a hummingbird feeder today.

    Well done sister, you are on your way to an alliance with nature!

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  7. Thank you, sister.

    The hummingbird WAS cute. And, who doesn't like a talking hummingbird, you know?

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  8. Umm...you are strong. I hate hummingbirds. They freak me out and remind me of gigantic bees. We get them in our garage all the time. The minute I hear or see it, my anxiety level goes thru the roof.

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