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Public Bird Feeders

Last spring Calgary was named as an official Bird Friendly City, complete with certification from Nature Canada. There is no doubt that Calgarians love their birds. And birds love Calgary. Last winter I came across some baskets of seed in Sandy Beach Park, that were wired to tree branches and continuously replenished by an anonymous… Continue reading Public Bird Feeders

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A Most Exquisite Tree

Whenever my father was presented with a gift and he wasn't quite sure of its purpose, he would jokingly exclaim, "Most exquisite! What in the dickens is it?" This catchphrase comes to mind every time I come across a small dead tree heavily decorated with socks and ornaments. I am not sure what it symbolizes… Continue reading A Most Exquisite Tree

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Seeing the Good Deed inside the Bad One.

The other day we noticed a neighbourhood mailbox had been broken into. This is a case of humans NOT behaving beautifully. However, when we looked closer there was some redemption to be found... If you look closely at the bottom cubby hole on the right, you will see that someone found a pair of glasses… Continue reading Seeing the Good Deed inside the Bad One.