Three on Thursday.



Thing The First.
The buzz of chainsaws is no longer constant, having slowed down to mere intermittence. I still need to sweep leaves and twigs and small branches off our deck(s); they are from the second storm, on July 26. Why am I so tardy about tidying up? Busy with Dems and other indoor stuff.

Thing The Second.
Sometimes I find it hard to remember which entity of which I am the treasurer when I get a check to deposit. 7th Congressional District Dems, Polk County Dems, Kim for Wisconsin, or Friends of the Library? Earlier this week I planned on driving 30+ miles round trip to deposit a Dems check, only to realize at the last minute that it needed to go to a different bank, 20+ miles round trip (but I would already be halfway there on a different errand, so half those miles do not count). However, when I got to the proper bank their electricity was out — yet another storm — and they could not process the deposit, which meant I needed to make another visit later that day when, hopefully, their power would have been restored. I did and it was, hallelujah.

Thing The Third.
The hummingbird feeder is rehung outside my office window from a higher hook.


But although hummers zoom past and around the feeder, few of them actually stop to take a drink.


But this one did.

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4 Responses to Three on Thursday.

  1. Carole Julius says:

    I think sometimes hummingbirds take a while to adjust to the feeding being moved. Hopefully they’ll start enjoying their new location soon. I hardly ever go to the bank anymore, I deposit all my checks on the mobile banking app!

  2. Kat says:

    Hopefully your string of storms is over! And, I love those glimpses of hummingbirds!

  3. gayle says:

    I hope your weather stays peaceful You’ve certainly had more than your share of excitement!
    I’ve found hummingbirds have a hard time adjusting to change. Looks like yours are starting to figure it out. Good luck to the rest of them!

  4. I love hummingbirds! Thanks for sharing the photo of that one.

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