To be tasted in her delicious fruits

  title={To be tasted in her delicious fruits},
  author={Pat Long},
They're back! Perching precariously on new branches, chortling in a tone I interpret as deep satisfaction. The pair of Rainbow Lorikeets, who four years ago discovered the semi-ripened almonds on the tree outside the bedroom window, knew the routine. Peck a small hole through the soft felt covering and the shell beneath to check the development of the almond kernel at its heart. Keep going! Peck as many as you have to until you find one that is just ripe enough. Then feast on that sweet and… CONTINUE READING

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