Day 47/365 Waiting for the Chickadee

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© Andrea Petersen
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It is good that a man should both hope and quietly wait for the salvation of the Lord...
Lamentations 4:27

We all live on hope and anticipation. Here I am with my hands extended trying to coax a Chickadee in the tree to hop on my fingers and eat the sunflower seeds in my hands...I promise you before the year is over I'll have Chickadees eating out of my hands:) Just as I shot this self portrait the sun started to set in the west and lit on the side of the house. It was 34 °F and clear today for the temperature and a lot of the snow has melted. A footnote to this is on Feb. 24th a Chickadee did come to eat out of my left hand. I shot the picture with my right hand.. You will see it in the Fabulous theme. It also came to eat from my husband's hand and I posted that picture in Title Me.

16 responses

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (16 Feb 2009):

    A beautiful verse to go with a beautiful SP! I hope you succeed with getting the bird in your hand.

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett   gave props (16 Feb 2009):

    Cool shot, Andrea. Hope the little chickadees are cooperating.

  • Rusty Katchmer

    Rusty Katchmer said (16 Feb 2009):

    I believe you WILL succeed in getting the chickadees to eat from your hand...and what a thrill it will be!

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (16 Feb 2009):

    I know that the chickadees will land on your hand and eat out of it before too long if you keep getting them used to you. It would be such a thrill to have one land on a hand and eat out of it!!! Great SP for this 47th day.

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (16 Feb 2009):

    I'm sure you will get your wish, I'm just hoping that your camera is ready. you are looking great, Andrea. Awesome sp!

  • Michael Ball

    Michael Ball gave props (16 Feb 2009):

    I'll be waiting for the pic of the Chickadees. Fantastic SP and verse!!

  • Lynn H

    Lynn H (Deleted) gave props (16 Feb 2009):

    Another beautiful SP, Andrea! And the verse is awesome! OH LOOK! There's two in the bush! hehe hehe

  • Lynn H

    Lynn H (Deleted) gave props (16 Feb 2009):

    P.S. I don't know what it is about your photos, but they look so REAL.

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (16 Feb 2009):

    Thank you everyone for your comments...You inspire me so much with the beautiful pictures that you take!

  • david ong

    david ong gave props (16 Feb 2009):

    i can't wait to see it, again,great sp Andrea

  • Lesley S

    Lesley S (Deleted) gave props (16 Feb 2009):

    I have no doubt that you will have that chickadee land on your hand - can't wait to see that shot!! I love the verse you quoted. This is such a beautiful SP.

  • Bonnie Hoffman

    Bonnie Hoffman said (17 Feb 2009):

    Andrea, I like your Bible verse from Lamentations that goes well with this photo with your hands reaching out and what makes it more awesome is the sun going down with it's reflection on the window behind you. Blessings from Bonnie

  • Mayette Ignacio

    Mayette Ignacio gave props (17 Feb 2009):

    Always so beautiful!!

  • Donna Whitecotton

    Donna Whitecotton gave props (18 Feb 2009):

    Your day will come with that kind of hope!!! Beautiful SP today!

  • Judy Wanamaker

    Judy Wanamaker (Deleted) gave props (18 Feb 2009):

    There is more going on here than waiting for chickadees. Super shot, Andrea.

  • Michael Ball

    Michael Ball gave props (1 Apr 2009):

    Perfect entry!!

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