Sunday October 9th 2011 Tim Candler
It is possible I am
wrong in my understanding of Blue Jays. It's possible they are
given October as their month to furlough, and this place where I live is
a beach front property to them, and their flying around, their yelling
and screaming serves no purpose beyond filling time before back to work.
To this end, and because I believe in science, I have realized newer
categories of October Blue Jays.
Processional Blue Jays, those I
thought were going somewhere, are "Arriving" or "Departing" Blue Jays.
Those Blue Jays that spend their morning flying around chasing the tails of
other Blue Jays are "Bored" Blue jays. And those Blue Jays formerly
under the title of "Non-Processional Nut Hunting" Blue Jays are more like
the little old men with metal detectors. But because I am so drawn to
this category of Blue Jay I will call them "Sandcastle Builders."