Beautiful Sunrise

I love sunrises. Mornings are my favorite time of the day! I also like afternoon and sunsets and stars. I really like all the day!

It’s was a beautiful start today.

Makes one wonder what the weather has planned for us. There is snow in the forecast. Hopefully it won’t be like the blizzard that we had a few days after Thanksgiving.

2018 Blizzard

 

More Snow – Photos

I had planned on going back out this morning to get some more photos of the snow covering the trees.  The snow fell so gentle and blanketed the trees, they looked like  flocked Christmas trees – only much better!!  We ventured out early, but the wind came up and it was more like a blizzard, so enjoy these photos from yesterday.

Native (some say invasive, but I like them!) Red Cedar

I don’t know what model this old red truck is, but it was so pretty in the snow.

 

 

Typical Autumn Day In Kansas

It’s a beautiful autumn day, or maybe a winter day. Started snowing early this morning and has been snowing all day.

Snow roses

Dinner tonight won’t be on the patio.

Wylie likes to ride with his head out the window.

Uncut milo

Does It Really Work???

I am amazed, I can’t believe it, but it works (so far!!)

I have had a lot of sparrows in my chicken yard.  They are even getting into the chicken house, and I’m like a crazy woman in there wielding a broom to get them out!  There are HUNDREDS of the little birds.  The sparrows eat a lot of food, my girls like to dine on organic feed, scratch grain and meal worms, not what I want to be feeding to a huge flock of sparrows.   I’m also concerned about wild birds spreading diseases to my girls.  Another thing that really made me want to find a way to get rid of the sparrows, I have a very large pyracantha shrub in their run (yes their chicken run has numerous shrubs and even rose bushes).  Last year the wild birds ate ALL the little green berries that were to be beautiful orange berries in the fall.  This year my bush was again loaded with lots of berries, only to be devoured again, ENOUGH!

I Googled “how to get rid of wild birds in your chicken run”.  It was good to know that I’m not the only one having problems with unwanted birds.  The solution……..

Hang CD’s in the chicken run.  What?  It actually works!!

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This spring we had netting installed over the run to protect the girls from a hawk.  The  perfect way to hang CD’s throughout the run.

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It’s been 2 days and there has not been any wild birds in the chicken run or even sitting in the trees or on the fence.  I hope it keeps working!!

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