At times, they have even taken it upon themselves to blog about their thoughts via postings that are on this blog including ones authored by my lovely and opinionated Physocarpus opulifolius (Coppertina), as well as my talkative Tulips which you can read by clicking here and here respectively.
Even the first year that my Paeonia suffruiticosa (Tree Peony) flowered, as you may recall, dear reader, she was a bit coquettish in giving voice to her beauty through a blog posting. (You can refer to this by clicking here).
My Hens and Chicks are oohing, aahing, woohooing, and thumb-upping at the make–over which the patient and talented Christopher Deatherage (whom as you may recall designed and redeveloped my web–site) has helped me to achieve with the look of my blog.
The Hens and Chicks dig the colors and varying sizes of those drop caps; and they are giving them the thumbs–up as evidenced in this picture. The thumbs–up that my Hens and Chicks are making is their response to the changes in my blog’s appearance.
Christina helped me to research the code for this, and I liked the effect so much that I spent three or four days going to every one of my posts and inserting the code. Unfortunately, I messed up a few of my posts in the process, and called upon Chris to assist me with rectifying this.
“It is one thing to have mastered the visual and technical aspects of web–design and to create related business materials as Christopher has certainly done, but it is quite another to be an attentive and intuitive listener. It is not always easy to articulate one’s vision of their own work, and Chris has a special gift for formulating ideas based on what people tell him without being imposing.”
AND AS OF 9-24-16: Chris is in the process of helping me convert the book, "Words In Our Beak Volume One" that I wrote with Cam (a female cardinal) and published through Apple (iBooks) as well as KDP (Amazon),
Book Seller Info: http://bit.ly/2q75g8e