Welcome to Patricia Youngquist, The Last Leaf Gardener's blog. I'm an author, photo-artist, bird-lover and urban gardener living in NYC. My book, "Words In Our Beak Volume One," set in my rooftop garden is told by Cam, the female cardinal, pictured above. For hard-cover info, click on the first icon in the sidebar (L), for soft-cover info click on the second icon in sidebar (L). I also have a website, patriciayoungquist.com. Click on the third icon in sidebar (L) to visit.
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Saturday, February 18, 2017
FAKE NEWS is FOR THE BIRDS!
"Fake News is FOR THE BIRDS!," claimed this American Robin, when he/she paid a visit to my urban garden (that is on a rooftop in NYC) yesterday. For as you can see, he/she is very puffed up! This what birds do to keep warm. It seems this particular guy/gal, took NYC's groundhog's prediction of an early spring literally (the prediction was real; but the reality could prove to be fake news); and this robin traveled here in anticipation of warmer temps! However, it was quite chilly yesterday!
He/she is fortunate to be a bird in that he/she can puff up; and does not have to pack winter wear when flying!
Imagine the cost he/she saves by not taking an airline that would charge extra fees for him/her to bring an extra coat on board!