Yesterday was May 1st & Allan Addleman's
80th birthday!! When I was young we used to make May baskets out of construction
paper or old wallpaper samples and we would pick wildflowers-violets or
Mayflowers & put in the basket. Then we would go to our friends house &
hang the basket on the doorknob & run so they would not see us. Especially
if it was a boy!! I lived in the country so I would stay with my friend Eleanor
who lived in town which gave me a chance to hang May baskets. I am still friends
with Eleanor & we get together once a year for lunch. She used to come &
stay overnight with me on the farm. She loved coming out there & I loved
going into town!
I went to Menominee, Wis. yesterday to Barb Hulback's.
Everything was so green & the leaves were popping out on the trees. We saw an
eagle on the way home. He was sitting on a telephone pole by a small lake. We
have seen him there before. Barb & Don have 3 bird feeders outside their
living room window & the birds were busy eating. We saw cardinals, woodpeckers,
finches, cow birds & mourning doves. The orioles & hummingbirds are not