Saturday, 3rd March

We had a series of deadly tornadoes rip through parts of the US yesterday and last night - thankfully we did not end up with a tornado here in the Piedmont of NC. But my thoughts and prayers go out to those who lost loved ones and property in Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky yesterday. I have family in Indiana - thankfully the storm line was south of them.

For us, we had a heavy shower in the middle of the night and nothing more. Today is gray and dreary, but not raining at present.

The gloomy weather did not stop a squirrel from ravaging our bird feeder this morning - I took his photo through the kitchen window as he nearly fell off the lip of the feeder: