“The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
This past week, West Tennessee has experienced sleet, snow and extremely cold temperatures, which have rendered many homebound. One of the things I have enjoyed during this time has been watching a flock of cardinals that have been visiting the feeders. Their activity and beauty have been a bright spot in some bitterly cold and icy days.
“Even dark days have a bright spot. Make it your goal to find it.” ~Lisa Petty
I spotted this Brown Thrasher in my backyard early last summer. He picked up a few sunflower seeds under the feeder and then headed to the birdbath for a quick dip. The large yellow eyes and downcurved bill, which gave him a grumpy look before his bath, added a certain charm when he was wet.
“Create your own style. Let it be unique for yourself and identifiable for others.” ~Anna Wintour