Day: November 10, 2015

Ah….The Chickadee

This familiar visitor to our backyard feeders brings joy and entertainment to millions of birders throughout the country. Their merriment and abundant numbers have a propensity for sunflower-filled feeding stations everywhere. Chickadees thrive on insects, with a dependency on seeds and berries during the coldest months. At feeders, their favorite food sources include sunflower seeds,


 by Mike Moffett  Weirs Times Columnist SPORTS GAMBLING AND FANTASIES “We have 19 trillion dollars in debt, we have people out of work, we have ISIS and al Qaeda attacking us, and we’re talking about fantasy football? Enough on fantasy football—let people play. Who cares?” – New Jersey governor Chris Christie, Republican Presidential Debate, Oct.

Another Ten

This week I turn sixty years old. I’m sure, some of you out there, seventy years old and older, are probably thinking to yourselves: “Big deal. So this is a column? Let me know when you are eighty or ninety, now that’s a big deal.” On the other hand, those of you out there in

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