Tea and Confessions of a Very Amateur Bird Watcher

People sometimes ask me what I like best about living in the Southlands. Although there are many things that I enjoy about our adopted home, my answer is always the same: the wild birds. I’ve never seen so many different kinds of birds outside an aviary. In summer, when their food is plentiful, we see …

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Tea Moment — Bird Bath Brouhaha

Tea and bird watching are natural go-togethers. Some birds stay here year round, so the fun never ends. However, now that Spring is here, the “deserters” (who traveled southward when the weather turned cold) have returned and made our backyard quite a lively sight, birdwise. First, a tea moment treat. One of my favorites is …

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Observations of a Tea Drinker: The Cardinal’s Nest

Springtime brings out the birdwatcher in me and combines well with my life as a tea aficionado. There’s nothing like grabbing a steaming cupful and staring out the kitchen window or patio doors to see these feathered fliers flitting among the ever-increasing palette of blooms in our garden or thorny roses on the trellis against …

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