I posted these pictures back in May of 2010. Just the other day I got a comment on the old post correcting my identification of this bird. I just assumed it was a goldfinch, you know because of the gold coloring, and the fact that we frequently have goldfinches around here. But it is not a goldfinch, it is a magnolia warbler, as my commentor stated. Just want to set the record straight for all of you budding ornithologists.
And yesterday I did something that I must incorporate more often. I did a backwards to-do list. I had reached the end of the day feeling overwhelmed by what I had not accomplished. That icky feeling of being inadequate was starting to attach itself to me. I decided to outsmart my emotions with truth. I listed all of the things I had accomplished that day. As the list grew longer I was stunned to realize that, indeed, I am a hard worker that gets things done.