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Trella Hemmerly – 1980-05-04

Sunday May 4th
Beautiful sunny day high 80 degrees no wind
Breakfast on deck & sighted Indigo Bunting, Scarlet Tanager, Prothonatory and Myrtle Warblers, Blue-gray gnatcatcher, Towhee and usual birds-. Wren- Titmouse- Nuthatch- Chickadee- list for day 23. Found Robins nesting on willow branch of tree that has partially fallen in the pond.
About 225 signed register for Open Garden between 12:15 and 6. Many I didn’t know. Fanny, Floy & the Sams came, Paris and Helen, Cottrells, Wilda Fulton and Marie Tewell. Will Bakers granddaughter from Carey. Had long talk with Esther Williamson, granddaughter of William Hildreth IV.
Terradise at its most beautiful except the hot sun wilted some of the daffs. I must have walked three miles.