Monday, May 16, 2016

Baby Bluebirds, Money Monster and a Ninety-nine Center

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After all the hoopla over this bird house (see below), both parties decided they didn't want it.  Yup just like humans.
The bluebirds moved into what CJ so aptly described as the Frank Lloyd Wright(Ha.Ha) house. (See below).
Well there's all kinds of activity this week. Both mama and papa are flying in and out with birdie food, so I've got to believe the happy day has arrived, congratulations are in order, and Mr. and Mrs. Bluebird are now proud parents.  I can't wait to see those little heads popping out:)

Akasha is on sale this week for .99¢ at Amazon.  (US and UK)
Akasha is a pretty little calico who, along with two of her kittens, has drowned and passed on to Catarau. Now she must journey back to earth to save the kitten left behind.




We went to see Money Monster over the weekend.  A thumbs up movie.
Roberts, Clooney and the entire cast delivered.

43 comments:

  1. Well, at least the bluebirds picked a house.
    Probably won't see Money Monster but glad you enjoyed it.

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  2. Hi Alex,
    And they even picked the house that was bought for them;)
    Thanks, we did.

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  3. We have lots of birds but none nesting. Considering killdeer nested in the middle of our lawn last year, I'd rather they found a new spot. We had to mow around them for over a month.

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  4. Oh my gosh, Diane, that's fascinating. A pain, but fascinating.

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  5. Great that the birds have chosen their home an are nesting, the tits (chickadees) are nesting in the tree in front of my window, and they are LOUD! Have a great day, hugs, Valerie

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    1. Hi Val,
      That is really neat that they are nesting in front of your window where you can get a, ha-ha, bird's eye view. Grin.
      Hugs

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  6. We used to have bird houses in North Carolina. One year we had Prothonotaries nesting. The next year, there was a big punch up between them and the bluebirds. The bluebirds won and we never saw the prothonotaries again. Sad. I do miss being able to have bird houses and feeders.

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    1. Hi Jo,
      I had to look up prothonotary. I hadn't heard of it before. What part of NC did you live in?

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    2. Near the coast between Morehead City and Swansboro. Lovely part of the world.I am very fond of prothonotaries and was not happy when the bb chased it away.

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  7. Haven't seen any bluebirds this year. We went to the movies, too.

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  8. I love watching the birds. I wondered if that movie was good. Thanks for the review.

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    1. Hi Donna,
      I love bird watching too:)
      We enjoyed the movie. Let me know what you think if you see it.

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  9. I have fun watching bluebirds grow and leave the nest.I am short a few families with swallows and wren moving into vacant houses, but they are fun also.

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    1. You're right. They are all fun to watch. Though, there is something special about Bluebirds isn't there?

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  10. Hi, Sandra!

    When it comes to birdhouses, it all boils down to this:

    "location, location, location." :)

    My dad built a deluxe birdhouse designed specifically for the Purple Martin but the only inhabitants were common sparrows.

    I watched the trailer for Money Monster and it looks like a tense, suspenseful thriller - my kind of movie. Mrs. Shady and I both like Jodie Foster. The problem is that I don't like Julia Roberts and Mrs. Shady doesn't like Geo. Clooney. However, I love films about the broadcast media because I was part of that world for so many years. Therefore I am adding Money Monster to my watch list.

    Have a wonderful week, dear friend Sandra!

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    1. That's funny that you don't like Julia and Mrs. Shady doesn't like George. I like them both. Clooney did a movie in our area several years ago. I was told by one of the walk ons that he's very respectful of women. And that the meals were provided, and the men couldn't go through the line until all the women had.

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  11. They just needed the right spot. I'll probably give the move a view on Netflix when it comes out.

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    1. Netflix works:) We still do Red Box....

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  12. Oh, I never see bluebirds here and how I would love to! What a wonderful photo and so pretty! Isn't spring the best?

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    1. It is, Jeanie! Spring is my favorite season.

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  13. Jealous of your blue birds!!! I've only ever caught maybe 3 half-second glimpses of them in all my years of birding. If spring ever arrives, I'm planning on hanging a ton of hummingbirds feeders outside.

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    1. Ooh, I love hummingbirds. I need to put out feeders.
      Bluebirds are a plus to this area, that's for sure.

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  14. I'm glad the bluebirds are happy in their nice little abode. The book actually sounds so good but how sad. I am not entirely sold on Money Monster but will see it when we can rent it.....yes I still rent:)

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    1. We do the rent thing too:) Red box. Let me know what you think of it.
      Have a pleasant evening, Birgit.

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  15. Love (and envy) your bluebirds.
    Congratulations (drat you) on yet another book. A heart tugger it seems...

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    1. The Bluebirds are special but you have those wonderful parrots and cockatoos.
      Thanks;)

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    2. PS And the rosellas. There's just no competing.

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  16. I was curious about Money Monster. It looked intense. What adventures those bluebirds have!

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    1. It was intense, Steph. One of those movies that builds and builds, and by the end of it you're on the edge of your seat.
      Ha. Yes, the bluebirds are having their adventures:)

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  17. sandra.....thiz post iz most lee bout ...BURDZ......isnt it
    ♥♥♥

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  18. Love the story of the picky bluebirds. You're right: Just like humans for sure!

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  19. It is a little like giving a baby a gift and they find the box it arrived in far more interesting than the gift. I hope there are photos when the little ones appear.

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    1. Indeed it is. I hope I can get some decent pics.

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  20. Wonderful post Sandra, I recall seeing a birdbird for the first time when I visited Yosemite National Park some years ago. Wonderful experience.
    Yvonne.

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    1. Yosemite....I bet that was wondrous.
      Yes, bird watching is fun:) They are vary entertaining.

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  21. That is so funny about the birds! LOL! The robins around our house are going nuts! They are fighting with everyone and making nests everywhere! LOL! We have one on our front door and one near our back door! LOL! Hugs!

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  22. Thanks for sharing about the movie!

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  23. Oh what fun with the robins, especially having nests on the doors:)

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  24. Fascintated by the bird talk. I don't get much opportunity to watch but do appreciate the artistry that birds present. A neighbor is an exotic bird breeder and now is the time of year is older birds hang out in his yard.

    I had put "Money Monster" on my list of interested to see. I don't make it to the theater very much. I may make the effort. Thank you for the thumbs up review. :-)

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  25. I love to watch birds. They are so funny.
    We haven't been going to the theater as much as we used to. Let me know if you see MM and like it. Thanks for stopping by:)

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