Friday, August 10, 2018

Wise Old Owls

I saw this owl pillow and owl on a bench in a garden. I loved it. 

A closer look revealed that the owl eyes are solar lights!

Someone attached this owl to their tree trunk.I think it looks like an angel owl.

These guys are just hanging out on a branch.

And someone put this owl on the side of their house.

Remember this poem from your childhood?

A wise old owl sat in an oak
The more he heard, the less he spoke;
The less he spoke, the more he heard;
Why aren't we all like that wise old bird?

Owl see you later!


Margaret Birding For Pleasure said...

All the Owls are lovely Ginny. The bull is NOT a mean bull, pretty laid back actually.

Nancy Chan said...

You have found some very cute owls! I live the poem and hope to be like the old wise owl. Have a happy weekend!

MadSnapper said...

I have not heard the poem, I like it a lot... and these owls are all so cute, I love the one on the bench. it would be fun to look out at night and see the eyes

Ann said...

I love owls and have quite a few of them. That one that has solar light eyes is pretty cool and the one on the tree does look like an angel owl. Cute poem too although I don't recall ever hearing it before.

DeniseinVA said...

So cute! I love them and the angel owl. I remember the old saying since childhood.

Susie said...

Ginny, I loved seeing all the owls. My daughter, Kathy, used to collect them when she was a teen. I also copied the poem for my sister. Blessings, xoxo, Susie

Inger said...

I love owls too, so thanks for this lovely post. A great and wise poem, which I had never read before.

Carla from The River said...

I loved the poem you shared at the end of the post. So much fun. :-)

Sandi said...

I love that little poem! Wise words.

The angel owl looks to me a little...sad...scary...woo... :) Yikes!

Thanks for your comment. I had not heard the word either. Somehow I must have skimmed over it all this time, probably just rattled around in my head like some of those other bible names. But a few days ago it jumped out at me. I was delighted to learn the meaning. It made me feel watched over, taken care of, and protected. :)


LV said...

So many cute, clever ways to decorate if you have the know how. Great idea.

Tamago said...

You found lot of pretty owls! Owl’s eyes as solar lights is such a good idea :-)

Karen said...

Those owls are cute and fun. I especially like the pillow. I had forgotten that little poem. Have a nice weekend.

Chatty Crone said...

I love the owls - I have a couple on my trees here.
And I love the poem - made a copy of it!

Ruth Hiebert said...

The owl on the tree does look like an angel.

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