Working on the patio I get my daily visit from "Beacon" a scrawny wild blue jay who has become used to me over the last few months. I can call him and he'll come flying in for a peanut or an almond or sometimes to just chill in a tree nearby. There is something special about connecting with nature. It's a reminder to me of how detached we have become from what really matters. - It's really the simple things that can have the most powerful effect on ones soul.