Dan Tabler

Record Observer - - Opinion -

use it through­out the day, and when the blue­jays and black birds show up, they splash so much wa­ter out it doesn’t take long to empty the bird bath.

And those pesky squir­rels also like to get a drink out of the bird bath once in a while. Those same squir­rels, or oth­ers, also have man­aged to pry the top off the bird feeder that stands nearby the bird­bath. When they fi­nally get the top off, they dig down in­side and stuff them­selves.

Well, by golly, daugh­ter June found an­other so-called “squir­rel-proof” feeder for a Fa­ther’s Day gift for me. I told her the one I had up there was sup­posed to be “squir­rel-proof,” but that it wasn’t do­ing the job. Any­way, I have this new one up and we will see if it works.

••• PLEASE GIVE MONEY Like most of you, the Tabler fam­ily re­ceives many of those beg­ging let­ters daily or weekly,

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