Date: 3/12/18 6:45 pm
From: Karl Schneck <keschneckdds...>
Subject: [obol] Re: Hearing Loss of Bird Calls
Too funny, but the downside of hearing aids is that they spoil the times
when I want to tell my wife "I didn't hear you say that."

Karl Schneck

"As age comes on, one source of enjoyment after another is closed, but
nature's sources never fail." John Muir

On Mon, Mar 12, 2018 at 6:35 PM, Bill Tice <ticebill7...> wrote:

> I have hearing aids, which make a difference, especially in the early
> morning when catching the early morning bird song. Mine have two settings,
> one that tunes out the monotony and white noise, and the other which picks
> it up, which is better for bird songs. I think it is the mid range bird
> songs which I hear less of. It may be a dicotomy, but I can still hear
> Kinglets and Creepers just fine without the aids, but I cant hear my wife
> at times. One time I thought I'd check my wife's hearing abilities, so got
> about 40 feet away and asked her, "what are we having for dinner?" Since
> there was no reply, I did the same at 30 feet with the same results, the
> same at 20 feet,and the same at 10 feet, and finally when I was right in
> back of her she said, "For the 5th time, we are having toast and fruit!"
> Hmmm, well, that did not actually happen, but the scenario is not far
> fetched for some of us, as you know.
> --
> Bill Tice
> :
> "If you don't know where you're going, any road will get you there."
> George Harrison

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