A few years ago I posted regularly about the sweet little family of birds that built a nest in the wreath on my front door. We were so sad when one day they just disappeared because a predator had gotten to them (apparently snakes can climb which is a thought almost worthy of therapy).
Well, a few weeks ago we noticed two little birds darting back and forth and sure enough we have another nest and it wasn't long before we found four pretty little blue eggs inside.
We try to use the garage going and coming a little more often but the front door still swings open and shut quite a bit. (A total aside...if for no other reason I am thrilled to host their little home because it has actually made Sam more careful when he opens and closes the door. Something I have not been able to accomplish no matter what I tried.)
The first time around the parents-to-be where super quick to dart away if anyone was anywhere near the door, inside or out. But these guys wait until we are actually at the door and then kind of dive bomb away. Rob has actually had to gently knock on the door so they would fly away before he could open it to leave for work.
On Sunday we checked and still had eggs. On Monday I checked and low and behold three of the four eggs had hatched!