Tag Archives: birds

Favorite Things Friday: old banks

There are some treasures that I like to collect–tiny chairs, vintage fabrics, old clocks–and some that I mostly like to visit…old lamps, vintage hats, bowls. Ok, I do like to take bowls home but they take a fair amount of … Continue reading

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Vintage Advice: Bird Homes

Birds at Home written by Marguerite Henry illustrated by Jacob Bates Abbott 1942 Strictly speaking, this isn’t a how-to or self-help book. But it does offer plenty of suggestions (some helpful, some not so much, read further…) about birds in … Continue reading

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Nesting *and* Flying the Coop

I have been neglecting my writing in favor of some VIP nesting…my sister and her family have just moved from Iowa City to Ann Arbor so her husband can work with Mike on our new farm endeavor. They have two … Continue reading

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Bye, Bye, Birdie!

Perhaps because of my poetic namesake (Emily Dickinson’s thing with feathers), I have always had a thing for birds, starting with my Fisher Price bluebird music box. I started making cloth birds about a year ago, inspired by my sister’s … Continue reading

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