In the fall of 2017 one of our trees fell over. This afternoon a pileated woodpecker went up and down the length of the trunk, boring for insects.

A couple of purple finches turned up this morning. One went so far as to tap on my office window, as though it wanted to get my attention. (The feeder *is* empty, I suppose.)

Today we were visited by dozens of dark-eyed juncos, who descended on our feeder like they were starving. Considering the amount of snow still on the ground, they probably were.

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Wandering Shop

The Wandering Shop is a Mastodon instance initially geared for the science fiction and fantasy community but open to anyone. We want our 'local' timeline to have the feel of a coffee shop at a good convention: tables full of friendly conversation on a wide variety of topics. We welcome everyone who wants to participate, so long as you're willing to abide by our code of conduct.