Topics for today!! If you have a backyard (large or small), you really need to get a bird feeder or two. Bird watching is a simple and relaxing pastime that takes little to no effort on your part – as a matter of fact, you can do it while you’re drinking morning coffee and tea, reading the news paper (does anybody even do that anymore?), carrying on a conversation with family or friends, or surfing the internet on your phone!! Put a bird bath somewhere near your feeders and you can do a little double watching as the birds play in the water. And if you’re on top of the game, get a bird house or two so your flying friends can build a nest and raise some young ones!! We have a gazebo, and just about every year a pair of birds build a nest in one corner of the roof; and the next thing you know, there are a handful of little chirping folks getting fed. A few weeks later, they take to the air and say good bye!! We also have some cute bird houses that have been used a few times over the years!! Take the time to invest in the birds – they won’t disappoint you!!