Empty nests, awaiting summer occupants


They look so lonely up there in the naked trees 🙂

Two birds' nests in winter

But there’s a reassuring permanence about them at the same time.  When spring comes, these nests will be here to shelter baby songbirds again, as they have for several years now.  Just another couple of houses in our neighborhood with families whose kids grow up and leave the nest too soon!

Empty bird's nest in winter

About Katherine Wikoff

I am a college professor at Milwaukee School of Engineering, where I teach literature, film studies, political science, and communication. I also volunteer with a Milwaukee homeless sanctuary, Repairers of the Breach, as chair of the Communications and Fund Development Committee.
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2 Responses to Empty nests, awaiting summer occupants

  1. paulrwaibel says:

    I feed birds and squirrels all year. They add so much joy to life.


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