© 2010 Lynsey

302 – Paved with gold

What a simple joy today to spot a small troupe of goldfinches, in full winter regalia, foraging for food on the street among the cigarette butts and other city detritus. I don’t know what they’d be able to find – not much in the way of seeds there.

I came home tonight and made a cake for the birds – rendered beef fat melted, with sunflower seeds and oatmeal mixed together, now chilling down. When it’s all set hard I’ll turn it out of the bowl and into a mesh bag recycled from some mandarins. I can then hang this up safely in a tree out of the reach of cats and other bird hunting vermin, and hopefully the local bird life will manage through a little easier. Bonus for me if I get to see birds feeding…

25. Every day your light shines for others to see.
33. Every day try something new.
37. Every day fight for whatís worth fighting for. Pick your battles.

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