Thursday, April 22, 2021

Outside the Cottage Door

There is a robin's nest right outside the cottage door.  Mama Robin contently and patiently sits on her eggs keeping them warm.

The temperatures today are in the 30's.  The sun is shining and my hope is that Mama Robin is feeling toasty on her nest.

I almost had put my winter coat away for the year.  I am glad I didn't.  While walking with Lilah Rose this morning, my coat was much needed.  We didn't stay out too long because she decided that inside the cozy cottage was much better than outside in the cold.  And of course, a little treat for her and a second cup of coffee for me.

12 comments:

  1. Gina, what a beautiful photo of the nest! Like you with your winter coat, I almost took the winter bedding off the other day, and then it turned quite cold. Sometimes procrastination pays off!

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    1. Good morning, Jean! The baby birds have hatched and my husband is going to see if he can get some good pictures!

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  2. Hard to believe it's so cold in other states. We hiked today and saw lots of signs of Spring and it felt so comfortable! Enjoy your week. I'm glad you are blogging again. I've missed you my friend!

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    1. Thank you, Diane. The cold snap was gone in well, a snap! It has been very hot these last few days - in the 80's. It should go back to the high 60's and 70's later this week.

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  3. Oh that's neat, so fun to keep an eye on birds nest. We have had some very cool nights but the days are warming up, I don't blame Lilah Rose for wanting to get back in the warmth!

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    1. Connie, the baby birds are so cute. There are at least 4 of them. They are already very fuzzy and always hungry. ♥

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  4. Hi Gina, it's always nice to find surprises like this, and watching their progress.
    So nice to find you blogging again! I ope to be back soon, I've been somewhat under the weather this week.
    Blessings,
    Sue

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    1. Sue, time just passes us by, doesn't it! I look forward to "visiting" you! xo

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  5. Wonderful to see you writing again, Gina! So sweet to have the nest so close by. The eggs are so pretty. Springtime can be so unpredictable with the weather. We had temps. in the 70's and a couple 80 degree days for two weeks and this week it is so cold and rainy and we even had hail. It always amazes me how all the baby birds and animals survive. Hope you can put that winter coat away for good soon! Hugs xo K

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    1. Karen, I think I can put my coat away now. It has been in the 80's the last few days and should return to the 60's and 70's later in the week. Oh my gosh - hail! How did your flowers survive? Hugs to you! xo

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  6. What a beautiful nest outside your cottage door! Glad to see you blogging again! And thank you for the card/note; it arrived in today's mail and was a smile inducer.

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    1. Robin, I was hoping that the cards would arrive on May Day! I'm glad you liked it! :-)

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