Mr Ruby Throated Hummingbird had a rest on the clothesline before turning and heading home.

“Hope” is the thing with feathers -
That perches in the soul -
And sings the tune without the words -
And never stops - at all -

And sweetest - in the Gale - is heard -
And sore must be the storm -
That could abash the little Bird
That kept so many warm -

I’ve heard it in the chillest land -
And on the strangest Sea -
Yet - never - in Extremity,
It asked a crumb - of me.

I sat outside in the humid soup this morning to get a few bird photos and Mr Hummingbird was kind enough to oblige me.

Although I was out early and only for 45 minutes, I had a sweat bath and required a shower once inside again.

I did some work on the Tudor Cuff I’m making but also talked with my aunt in NJ and participated in an MS Zoom presentation

Take care of yourself & each other xx

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