by Mark E. Schrull
Reporting today, Blue Jay Ben
I found upon awaking in my nest near the Black River, a light snow had fallen overnight. Nothing much to worry about since it was only about an inch and 1/2 and it sure made the woods look beautiful. I started making the usual rounds at 7:30 AM, – EST of course. The rising of the sun was obscured this morning by the last of the snow clouds to the east. It looked, though, as if it was going to rise above the bank sometime mid-morning.
To begin with, I flew to a favorite tree over looking the public feed station.
The station was open, but the owner had yet to clear the snow away front the front door. Looked like it was going to be a while before breakfast.
By the time I arrived the station was in full sun. Golden rays shown on the snow bank in the front and sparkled in the snow like diamonds. There is something wonderful about these clear crisp mornings when the air is so clean.
The only evidence of humans stirring were foot prints on the residential walk. The mailman had walked his route, delivering pieces of importance to each domicile. He’s at it every morning, except on Sundays.
All in all, we received about inch to inch and 1/2 over night and all seems calm at the moment. For LifeInLorain, this is Blue Jay Ben reporting.
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