They're greasy-looking and you can't trust them. Starlings, that is. Or what Anna would call grackles. It seems they've been stealing money. Who knows what they've been spending it on.
The SnowBlog is one of the oldest publishing blogs, started in 2003, and it's been through various content management systems over the years. A 2005 techno-blunder meant we lost the early years, but the archives you're reading now go all the way back to 2005.
Many of the older posts in our blog archive suffer from link rot. Apologies if you see missing links and images: let us know if you'd like us to find any in particular.