I love this perspective. Last spring — in my flowering Japanese cherry tree I found three different species of birds singing merrily. It was such a great chorus and they were having such a lovely time — the mated cardinals — usually so territorial — allowed the other two to stay. A sparrow and a robin. And maybe it was that then, what they were doing. Singing that tree into full bloom. Waking it up from it’s long winter’s nap.

My mother in law taught me about birds when I was a newly wed. She & her husband lived in a log cabin in the middle of the North East PA woods. She was amazing. Every time I hear a bird — I think of her.

Here’s a couple of things I wrote specifically about birds. And her.

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