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Confusion and Reunion

Betrayed by the sky last evening:   sunset in the east with the rising of the moon.

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To the west…..

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All this beauty followed by fantastic news from the Wolery:  owl sounds and sightings in the last few days….after sunset today an owl flying into the box…one year to the day since we observed our first occupant.

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all is well in this small corner of the world!!!

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Illustration by Ernest H. Shepard

from The House at Pooh Corner by A. A. Milne

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Meanwhile back at the ranch…episode 24

Reveling in the recent rains and lovely sunshine, mustard is once again blooming in the field;

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we are on owl-watch…just a year since we welcomed our first owl couple to the Wolery… then mourned their abrupt mid-March departure

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Not quite what we were looking for,…..today, an egg shell from the distant compost pile,

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probably deposited atop the box by this visitor

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for a mid-morning snack.

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– fly-overs by potential occupants, yes……..none have crossed the threshold, yet –

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– we wait hopefully, if not patiently

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Decorations by Ernest H. Shepard

The House at Pooh Corner by A. A. Milne

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