Old Sweetwater

Old Sweetwater

Sunday, August 23, 2009

Birdcages

My grandma (on my Dad's side) always had canaries.
When I'd walk into her home, the sound of these little yellow birds was so cheerful to me.
Grandma told me the chirping and whistling sounds were their "song." I was in love with birds that would sing to you.
To this day, I will stop what I'm doing to hear the song of the birds outside.
The birds had such an affection for Grandma & I wonder if one reason was because she would often stop her housework; walk over to the cage and sit down for the sole purpose of listening to their music?
This birdcage (though bird-less), is one of my favorite things at the Cottage. Maybe one day will it house a couple of canaries?

8 comments:

Tracey said...

Hi Janean! I love birdcages too and the sound of sweet little birds singing. What a lovely blog you have. Thanks so very much for coming by mine and taking the time to leave a comment. I hope you're having a wonderful weekend!!!

:) T

Tootsie said...

I love to hear the birds in my garden too....have a fabulous week!!! thanks for visiting my blog...
oh that bird cage...is just so full of character!!! Use it proudly!

Anonymous said...

Where did you find this bird cage? It's beautiful. Is it wire or wrought iron?
Great site.

Janean said...

Tracey, thank you for your kind comments.
I have a few other bird cages I'll post. One is a very large hanging one, but has a small "bird-sized" opening, so I can't get a plant in it...what to do?
I'd enjoy a suggestion when I post it in a few days, k?

Janean said...

Tootsie, if I had a beautiful garden like you, I would put it outside and see if any wild birds would like to "rent" it for Spring.
Hummmmmm....I'm off to think about that.

Anonymous said...

Bird cages are so neat. I like iron ones. Please show us the rest of your collection!
Beautiful blog!!!

blondiensc said...

I love birdcages, I have a vintage one that sits on my kitchen table, the opening is so small, I found a tiny ceramic bird that fits inside, and I place two larger ones outside of the cage...I suppose the two big ones resemble my hubby and me and the little one, my son!
Grogeous birdcage, can't wait to see the rest!
Thanks for stopping by my blog today and taking the time to commment, I really appreciate it!

Janean said...

Blondie, your site is great. As you may have read, babies feet are so precious to me.
We have four friends who just had babies within the last six months and one friend having twins this week. Yay!
Your photos are so good & your slice of vintage --- beautiful.
Stop by again soon, k?
Also PLEASE feel free to seriously give me any tips on blogging. I'm new at all this.