Tuesday Chatter Weekly

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Welcome to, Tuesday Chatter, a place where there’s never a dull moment! You can brew what you spew and spew what you brew! A friendly place for thought-provoking chatter and a meeting of minds. We can laugh together and cry together; learn from each other and share with one another. I love the world of blogging, don’t you? You must or you wouldn’t be here. Please share your reasons for blogging as I would love to read them.

Here is a perfect example of a reason to enjoy blogging – “a little lunch, a little wine, a LOT of talking”. Diane loves to read, loves to write and loves to talk. She shares everything worthwhile and I guarantee her blog will make you smile. Pop in and visit Diane at ladieswholunchreviews.

Hey, wait! I have more reasons to enjoy blogging. If you are pondering a summer vacation, Maggie’s blog will be a great asset in helping you decide on your destination.  Impressive photos and descriptions about amazing places are graciously shared by Maggie in her very informative blog – travelmagnolia  Be sure to stop by and visit.

Before I introduce my next featured blogger, I have something to share. My husband and I were sitting on the porch, with a cup of coffee, and we saw two doves had taken an interest in our hanging plants. They would flit from plant to plant while making their cute little cooing sounds.

My husband said they could be looking for a place to build a nest. Well, lo and behold, he was right. The hanging plant at the end of our porch became the site for their nest. What a fun week it has been watching the activity and we’ve kept our distance because we won’t scare our feathered friends.

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I did some research on nesting doves and found “The female lays 2 white eggs in the nest, and both she and her partner take turns incubating the eggs for 14 days. The fledgling Mourning Doves leave the nest in about 15 days after hatching.” I had no idea the male shared in incubating the eggs, did you?

Also per my source, “The nest is usually poorly constructed, although both sexes of the Mourning Dove are involved in making it – the male gathers the twigs, grass and pine needles and takes it to the female who stays on the nest while she is building it. These nests can be found in trees or even in hanging plants”, which explains why they chose our hanging plant. I’ll keep you in the loop about what happens with our doves and if you have anything you would like to share, please do.

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And, my next blogger is exceptional. “I’m just a WYSIWYG kind of guy…who wears his heart on his sleeve.” and in his words “The blog may evolve over time..different themes, added or deleted pages and categories …I will do my best to entertain you or make you angry enough to make a comment/reply, so stick around, you never know what’s going to happen in the ‘Steel City’……”. Stop by and chat with steelcityman.

And a special message for our poets, April is National Poetry Month, a celebration of poetry that began in 1996. It was started by the Academy of American Poets to bring awareness to poetry in the US. National poetry is also celebrated each April in Canada.

Please stop in and visit my new blog ThusNSuch, dedicated to poetry and quotes ThusNSuch

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This is Tuesday Chatter, a weekly event where you can leave the link to your blog, giving others a chance to appreciate your talents. Here’s the link for the how-tos. Tuesday Chatter

 

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  17 comments for “Tuesday Chatter Weekly

  1. 04/18/2016 at 7:22 pm

    Thanking you so much for your lovely mention today! And I love your story and pictures of the doves, just lovely!

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  2. 04/18/2016 at 7:33 pm

    We have a blue bird house about ten feet from our back door. A pair raises three or four clutches there every summer. It’s so nice to share our days with them.

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    • 04/18/2016 at 8:07 pm

      It’s such a fun experience. I feel we are lucky that the doves picked our plant.

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      • 04/18/2016 at 8:52 pm

        I feel honored. They do fuss at us a lot till they get us under control, though.

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      • 04/18/2016 at 8:57 pm

        Yes, they can be fussy, but the doves are quiet. We’ve have sat on the other side of the porch and nary a peep.

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  3. 04/19/2016 at 3:17 am

    I love Diane she is wonderful and I will pop over to the other blogs! Wow the doves are so lovely and what a treat for you! another wonderful Tuesday Chatter!

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  4. 04/19/2016 at 10:07 am

    How wonderful! We have a pair of robins nesting in the ivy growing over our shed, last year we spent hours sitting watching them both flying back and forth. They are so tame and hop about inches away from us collecting ants etc. One even sat on my husband’s back as he lent over stacking logs recently! We feel very privileged.

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  5. 04/19/2016 at 12:54 pm

    Such a great post (and not just because you included me)! I love your commentary and attitude! Thanks for sharing!

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  6. 04/20/2016 at 8:34 pm

    Thank you so much for the mention in Tuesday Chatter 24…gave me quite a buzz to appear in your ‘space’…I’ve been a little quiet lately, thinking of ways to ‘evolve’ the blog, but your inclusion of my name in a class blog like yours has re inspired me to put fingers on keys again…all the best from me and The ‘Steel City’ (Sheffield) xxx

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    • 04/21/2016 at 6:50 pm

      I believe you are one of the first bloggers that I met, which I admired your blog right away. I hope to see you posting soon. 😉

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