“I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship.”
— Louisa May Alcott
One of the things I enjoy doing is sitting in the comfort of our home and watching the birds flit around outside our front window.
I had never given much thought to birds. I grew up in Seattle and most of what they had there were gulls, pigeons, swallows and, come spring, robins. If there was anything else in the air, I didn’t notice.
Here in the Treasure State (Montana), of course, it is different. Our usual residents are the magpies, crows, and a variety of raptors, but with the advent of spring and warmer weather, in come all the migratory birds...