Category Archives: attention

A Plague of Grackles

We are suffering a plague of grackles.  I only meant to feed songbirds and sparrows, but first one grackle showed up, and then another. Soon a whole gang of them flew in and took over, chasing away the other birds, … Continue reading

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Trail Mix

Fifth Thursday It’s technically spring here in Boston. To be fair, we’ve had a few warm days this week, and it’s raining now. But we’re expecting snow tomorrow, March 28th. I love the seasons, even winter, so the snow this … Continue reading

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Fertile Soil

It’s hard to believe, looking out at lawns still buried under several feet of snow, but in a few weeks it will be time to return to the farm where I’m a seasonal worker. Even now the staff is working … Continue reading

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