Darwin display
Wednesday May 12th 2010, 9:58 pm
Filed under: Knit,Life,Wildlife

I’ve been hoping that that evidence of a successful hunt yesterday morning (hit it, little Garfunkel: Lalalalaaala lalaaala. Feelin’ gravy) wasn’t the vivid-headed parakeet that had spent most of the previous two days here and that you could spot easily in the trees–but it has not been seen since.   Although the hawk or a cat are the more likely cause, squirrels do eat eggs and small or baby birds in the spring when they need protein and their caches of nuts are rotting or sprouting.

What did I tell that flighty little thing?  Never harass an animal that would eat you or you risk a coo d’etat.

Random other item: I don’t know if this link will still be valid by morning, but as the daughter of a modern art dealer, let me say, there are easier ways to diss the artists of the last 100 years or so and this was not one of them. One might say the UPS driver was making a special delivery of performance art to the Hirschhorn.  And it was a bust.

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Hahaha! (Oh, I guess I shouldn’t laugh at this…) Oh, and I love, love, love the shawl in the picture!

Comment by Monica 05.13.10 @ 12:52 am

Finding a parking place near the Smithsonia museums is SUCH a pain!

Comment by LauraN 05.13.10 @ 6:55 am

Coo d’etat – bravo!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Comment by Channon 05.13.10 @ 7:20 am

As I’d mentioned, I feared the worst for the little bird.

Never before thought of planters as security objects.

Humor –

An attorney specializing in personal injury decided to branch out. So he added libel claims to his practice. He wanted to add insult to injury.

Comment by Don Meyer 05.13.10 @ 10:30 am

Thank you for the obligatory knitting content – it kinda makes up for my own lack of knitting due to a work overload.

I’m trying to remain positive, though I am tired: my vacation begins at 5pm tomorrow. I just need to last that long w/o loosing a client! lol

I do hope you get to see that little parakeet again or hear that he’s been rescued by someone else he visited…

Comment by Suzanne in Montreal 05.13.10 @ 12:41 pm

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