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he decides he owns you, he will ggég,%&_ if“ it ,
be the most entertaining and delightful ""a.,\ Mg: 2*
bird you can imagine. He will a? a?“ 33‘.
ask to come in the house, fully \ aéé‘” _h,: f ., fidfi
expecting you to open the door, then “. ,& M.pg I‘;fl'
sit quietly watching while he pokes .; sf"§:gget;“? ’
around as he wishes. I had one who as =fiQHWqfilifl,
spent every winter in the cellar, fifififihydfli/
going outside only on warm, bright ”"“' 5 \
days. On bad days, nothing could ~ ’
drive him from the shelter of the ,
One winter he Was joined by two i_, a" saw ,
tree toads and visitors Were quite
astonished to hear Carolina talk
and tree frog calls coming fom
beneath flieir feet. Another winter
he had lovely white legs becaused
he Walked in a can containing an 3
inch of white paint, and another 3 :5
time I scooped him out of the suds g 3?.
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disrupted the meter-reader's schedule 5 g%
as I asked Lighthower to have him “ E2
skip us while she was on the eggs. U
She seemed to enjoy my activities
even when clo e to the nest. Perhaps
egg—Sitting is a bit dull and I was
a diversion. (EV~Y—~;»—==