As the summer solstice fast approaches, the sounds of hammers, lawnmowers, and boats compete with the crows - though the crows do get a head start each morning. As I write this, I'm wondering if there are any Crowvilles in the US? Hmm, there is one. Located in Louisiana, it is named after Thomas Crow. I guess naming any town after the birds would make any efforts of the chamber of commerce very difficult. Speaking of birds, the Canada geese seemed to have moved on - for now - but I’m sure they will be back.
I guess the Sea Eagle is long gone, but Bald Eagles can again be seen fishing and enjoying the views of Linekin Bay. Like some of us, they have found the area is a great place to be - though they are nowhere to be seen come winter. You probably just glanced up to make sure you are indeed reading the Buzz and not Joe's Journal or A Bird's Tale. No, you can enjoy those - along with Robert Mitchell - in Section 2, page 1.
So far, any of my time in Bayville has just been spent working with sisters Laura and Karen as we prepare the family homestead for the much anticipated arrival of our dad on June 23. I have heard there is a lot going on outside of Hardscrabble, but I’m not sure what can be reported and I really don’t want to jeopardize any of my valuable sources so early in the game. So, if you are here for the usual gossip, my apologies. It won't be long though, before the stories (true and otherwise), again fill this space.
Today, this column will be nothing more than the upcoming schedule of events as they are now planned. Mark your calendars so that you won't miss a moment of the fun.