Man Down!!!!

It was a very sad day in my household today.  There is a soldier down in my yard.  And by soldier I mean my Wild Bill's Squirrel Zapping birdfeeder.  If you missed the original post when I shared with great joy my new wonderful technological advance in combat---er---feeding birds click right here and you can read and see pictures of it in all the glory that it had.     I will wait right here for you to come back. I woke up to see the devastation. The destruction.  The sadness of it all washed … [Read more...]

Is It A New Landmark ? Nope–A New Birdfeeder!!!

Many of you know of my ongoing battle ....the battle between feeding the birds and feeding all of the other wildlife that seems to want to be a part of the Chiles household.  We get them all----squirrels, chipmunks, deer and the occasional rabbit who eats what the others have kicked out.  I have chronicled my fight over the years and blogged about it. Finally I gave up and designated the winter birdbath to feed them....not sure the neighbors were thrilled but the deer were … [Read more...]