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The Red-Winged Blackbirds that have been in the yard all weekend usually are found in marshes, which tells you about the state of our backyard after this past week's rains. A field up the road was drawing mallards.
Other types of bird seen in our yard this weekend: Robins, blue jays, chickadees, juncos, grackles, a cardinal, and a particularly randy mourning dove.
Birds seen in Camden Yards Sunday night: Inhospitable Orioles.
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Karen Hall is back, and not too keen on Hollywood at the moment.
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Champagne-spraying is not allowed in Bahrain * The Union of Ghosts of Christmas Yet To Come got together for a parade in Iraq.
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Thomas Fitzpatrick has the Easter menu planned, down to the Macanudo Baron de Rothschild before dinner and the Hoyo de Monterrey Excalibur No. 1 with the port, though he has somehow left from the bill of fare the Velveeta cheese potatoes.