Today while sitting at the kitchen table writing fiber batt labels and sideways listening to a movie I heard this sweet song. Totally not in the movie (Horror movies normally do not have sweet singing birds) and so I stopped for a moment and listened. Such sweet songs but then I realized how close it sounded. I admit I thought it might just be my mush brain and continued on with my work. As the movie was reaching a high pitch screaming fit as the teenage girl who again was running like her feet was in mud being chased by a unstoppable monster created by again a crazed mother - I heard that song again. I placed the movie on pause and walked to the kitchen door and opened it thinking that the bird was sitting on the deck. No Bird!
As I turned around thinking Grace was really losing it - there on the celling fan I spied my mother bird just sitting there singing.. This bird has a wonderful bird house on one of my electric poles about 200 yards from the house. I have each year have a pair move in, hatch babies and then spend the summer with me. However - there still is the rule - NO Birds In The House!!! I tried to get her to leave but instead she just moved to the living room curtains. Instead of chasing her around and both of us getting stressed I just opened the doors, and windows and went back to work and my movie.
She stayed in the kitchen while I worked. I think maybe she was just needing a break from being a Mommy - don't we all feel that at times?? I wonder if she would have rather been watching "The Birds" instead of the movie I had selected but I did not need nightmares tonight.
Before lunchtime which was about three hours in the house she decided it was time to go back to her bird house and soon to be hatched little one's. I still wonder - what is it about me that attracts animals to the inside of my home? My DIL calls me Snow White - what is next seven little men? I could use the extra hands but not all the mess that seven men can create.
I guess I should be thankful that it was not a bear or mountain lion in the house! They never sit still through a whole movie...