Tuesday, August 30, 2011

three empty nests and some hazelnut boughs

on mr. brattcat's workbench
(thank you all for your kind wishes yesterday...how you sweetened the day)

15 comments:

Dave-CostaRicaDailyPhoto.com said...

I suspect that these empty nests were blown out of trees by Irene. Perhaps that bird house you showed the other day was a safer place for the birds to ride out the storm, after all.

Doug Hickok said...

Hang in there. Stay safe. The good thing is, the birds will eventually return :^)

PerthDailyPhoto said...

I hate to think what happens to the birds and small animals in storms like that, I know it's all part of the big plan, but still...hope you enjoyed your day yesterday Brattcat.

JM said...

This looks lovely but sad if we think the nests have been washed away by Irene.

Small City Scenes said...

Glad you are safe and sound. The birdies will be back to rebuild their homes. Thank goodness it wasn't nesting season.

Happy thoughts on your birthday. MB

Kate said...

Another sign that the season of rebirth is over and winter will soon be blowing in! Sad!

Sharon said...

I watched NBC news last night with a correspondent in Brattleboro. The photos were devestating. So glad you are safe and sound. I imagine there will be a lot of cleaning up going on today.

Genie -- Paris and Beyond said...

Sweet little nests and hoping that the young birds had already found their wings.

Bises,
Genie

Malyss said...

All those things are telling a lot about autumn in many ways..
Yesterday, Brattleboro, Vt, was shown on french TV!!I saw the river, the bridge, houses along the edge, and... flood.
I hope you had a nice birthday anyway.

Sharon Creech said...

I am intrigued by what mr. brattcat might make from these treasures. Perhaps you will photograph?

Sunny said...

This area and especially Vermont has suffered a terrible blow (no pun intended) from Irene. It breaks my heart to see the damage caused by the water, not to mention the loss of life. On my way to Shelburne Falls yesterday, I couldn't believe how much roadway has been washed away. A sad sight to see the Bridge of Flowers closed and padlocked.
By the way, I'm so glad you like the picture :)
☼ Sunny

Library Jewel said...

He brings home such interesting things! I can still smell the lemon balm from July :)

Jack said...

It seems that Vermont took quite a battering. I hope you escaped most of it and that things return to normal for you soon.

Butch said...

Glad you are still with us in blogland. I hate the devistation but at least you and the Mr. are okay.

Amin said...

This is sad...but lovely photo...