We have a beautiful pink dogwood tree in front of the school I work in and it is visible in the windows in our office. There are several bird feeders in the tree which have attracted a number of different birds.
HWNSNBP and I obtained permission to put a bluebird nesting box in the grassy area in front of the school which is also visible from the office window. This box had some bluebirds interested, but a wasp started building a nest inside and discouraged them from taking residence in the box. After I removed the wasp nest a pair of Tree Swallows showed up and seem to be slowly building a nest.
I found this stamp recently that I thought would be perfect for a thank you for someone at work. I colored the tree blossoms pink like our tree and then colored the birds like some of those that have been seen in and around that tree.
This evening we spent a little time up in the garden pulling weeds and moving around some volunteer perennials. When I looked up there was a beautiful sunset through the redbud on the property line and I had my cameras on hand hoping to get some pics of the bluebirds. Believe me when I say that the sunset was stunning. This picture doesn't come close to doing it justice.
I'm hoping that the rain will hold off this weekend and we can get a lot more done outside, but if it does rain, there's plenty to catch up on the inside.