Robin redbreast

I went out to get the oil changed in my car the other day and when I got back, Mr. Aitch told me that he or rather the house was being attacked by a very persistent robin.

First, the robin would knock on the front door.  Then go to the door to the deck and do the “shave-and-a-hair-cut two-bits” rapping.  It was driving Mr. Aitch crazy!

I witnessed the knocking on the front door soon after I got home so I investigated the door.

The #@*% bird had done his business all over my hanging basket/door decor.  I immediately took it down along with the hook that held it thinking that would keep the bird from attacking the door window.

Not a chance.

So I sent my brother, sister, and sister-in-law the following text:


Then I sent an explanation that we were also enjoying a wine, cheese, ham and cracker lunch…




…and the following picture:

So far it’s working.  And no bird droppings on the king of the jungle guarding our front door.

They think of everything

Vintage Easter bunny 1

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I’m sharing a funny story our daughter just told me about their 4-yo twin girls.    The twins asked her if she should write a letter to the Easter Bunny to let him know that they have a new baby as they wrote a letter to Santa to let him know that they moved last summer.  They were very concerned that the baby would be left out.

Our daughter told them that the hospital sends letters to Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny whenever there is a birth at the hospital so the girls didn’t need to worry.  Their baby brother would have an Easter basket.

I’m not sure what will be in the baby’s basket tomorrow but she was on her way out to get him an Easter basket.