Beautiful story and so well told... should submit it to a magazine.
Quite the Christmas story... Happy Solstice to all!
Jane Stein wrote:
> Mundi, it wasn't me who posted the story, I was just forwarding J.
> Schulte's post to a friend.
> I haven't heard about the yellow highlighter thing. Is that supposed to
> work better than other things? I only have an occasional problem with
> birds hitting the window, but nothing I've tried putting in or over the
> window seems to make any difference.
> Mundi Smithers wrote:
>> No need to apologize for sending the story to the list .... at least
>> in my opinion. It was indeed a wonderful accounting and it just made
>> my day and perhaps my entire weekend!
>> Historically I keep an old pie basket (with a lid and lined with an
>> old dishtowell) on our porch . Many a chickadee or other feeder bird
>> that has knocked itself senseless on a window has spent an hour or two
>> in the pie basket in the warm kitchen having a chance to regain it's
>> equalibrium. When I think the 'guest' is ready to leave I just set
>> the basket outside, lift the lid and away it goes!
>> Has anyone heard about writing on a window with a yellow highliter to
>> prevent the birds from inadvertantly flying into the glass?