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At dawn outside our kitchen window in 10 degree weather, not enjoyable for us southerners.

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The next day I had a crow encounter which are about as easy as getting a sasquatch photograph

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4 responses

  1. J Moser

    “Right outside this lazy summer home
    you don’t have time to call your soul a critic, no
    Right outside the lazy gate of winter’s summer home
    wondering where the nuthatch winters
    Wings a mile long just carried the bird away”

    – Robert Hunter

    I know the Grateful Dead is not everybody’s cup of tea, but I am such an old deadhead that this is the very first thing that comes to mind when I hear or see the word “nuthatch.” (even though Garcia seems to mispronounce it in this clip:

    January 26, 2014 at 9:48 am

    • Too funny! Easy listening DEAD or how it sounds to me. Local boy Bruce Hornsby, etc. Reminds me of a HAT FACTORY event of which I never saw one either. Jerry’s guitar looks like a space-age Gibson SG???

      I do have one LP in the collection that I enjoyed after being passe about the Dead for years (DEAD SET) and the lp I believe you gave us with “Althea” on it. Getting gas on the way back from the mountains one time we met a store clerk that was excited about Althea’s name and informed us he named his daughter Althea, needless to say a Dead Head, LOL……….

      My big find during this polar vortex is a pair of Merino wool socks. They may have saved me from the mild hypothermia I got on the Hell Trip years back.

      January 26, 2014 at 7:19 pm

      • January 26, 2014 at 8:56 pm

  2. J Moser

    Cool. Some related history: http://www.alembic.com/family/historys.html

    January 26, 2014 at 10:56 pm

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