Do you like hummingbirds? Would you like to see one up close and personal?
A company called "Heat Stick" has taken a Plexiglas face mask, painted it to disguise your human features, and attached a small little hummingbird feeder to it. You put it on, then sit motionless in your garden until the hummingbird comes to feed. You are, quite literally, eye-to-eye with the avian.
During quail season in Georgia, a journalist from Atlanta met an old farmer so he could do a feature on the hunt. The older man brought along his ancient pointer, as he had every season for years.
Twice while in the field, the pointer arthritically ran into the weeds and pointed. Twice his old master fired his shotgun up into the air.
When the skeptical journalist saw no birds rise, he asked the farmer for an explanation.
"Well, shucks," says the old man, "I knew there weren't no birds in that grass. Ol' Duke's nose ain't what it used to be. But I'll tell ya what, him and me have had some wonderful times out here together. He's still doing the best he can and it'd be mighty mean of me to start calling him a liar at this stage of the game!"
[Andychap's Funnies via Wit and Wisdom]
WISDOM for YOUR WEEK: "If one falls down, his friend can help him up. But pity the man who falls and has no one to help him up!" (Ecclesiastes 4:10)
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