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"Growing up in New Orleans gave a appreciation for ambiance and beauty that I continue to express in my art and life to this day." The San Jose Mercury News 2010 ****Let me start by telling you how I came to be a maker of bird feeders. Years ago when I began feeding the birds there were no really beautiful feeders available to buy ...and the ones that worked the best seemed to be the most drab of all, So just for myself I set out to make a feeder that was beautiful and worked very well. It took some trial and error but eventually I made a feeder I thought beautiful using the same basic design I still use today. I hung the feeder in my yard and watched daily as the birds came to feed on this beautiful flying pagoda I had created. I was proud of my bird feeder. I had made that first feeder because I wanted to have the beauty and the calmness of nature around me in my life daily. I found the rich natural…

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  • Born on June 17
  • Joined November 20, 2011

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"Growing up in New Orleans gave a appreciation for ambiance and beauty that I continue to express in my art and life to this day." The San Jose Mercury News 2010 ****Let me start by telling you how I came to be a maker of bird feeders. Years ago when I began feeding the birds there were no really beautiful feeders available to buy ...and the ones that worked the best seemed to be the most drab of all, So just for myself I set out to make a feeder that was beautiful and worked very well. It took some trial and error but eventually I made a feeder I thought beautiful using the same basic design I still use today. I hung the feeder in my yard and watched daily as the birds came to feed on this beautiful flying pagoda I had created. I was proud of my bird feeder. I had made that first feeder because I wanted to have the beauty and the calmness of nature around me in my life daily. I found the rich natural colors of these birds and their behavior not only confirmed the beauty of all living things but it also lowered my anxiety level and opened my heart to humanity. Wow! So that would have been the end of the story but then this friend came to have lunch one day ...she was a major artist on her way to sell at a crafts fair ....and she said OMG!!!! We split a booth that year a I sold most of my bird feeders. That was over two decades ago now and I still love creating my bird feeders. They're made for the birds but I'm glad you enjoy them too! Les bon temps rouler! Al Frisby

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