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No bread on the shelves? Look to the birds!

I keep looking out the window at the wrens, robins, chickadees, and blue birds. Darting about everywhere; they are busy this morning. These little creatures have no idea about the crisis going on across the globe. Their lives consist of finding seeds and scraps to feed themselves or make nests as the spring air moves in. They look frantic in a way, but they aren’t. Humans look frantic too, and I think we are. With the chaos of COVID-19, I made a food run like everyone else; but I may be the only one who put birdseed on their list. In one sense, I feel responsible to care for the ones who have found sanctuary in our back yard. In another, I WANT them around during these unsettling times; they

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