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Updated: 07/18/2013 08:00:42AM

Robert Jenigen:
Storyteller Bob

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ARCADIAN PHOTO BY SARAH HOLLENHORST
Bob Jenigen's "Birdie Burgers" birdhouse boasts of "French Flies" and "Home of the Flapper All Worm Burger."

ARCADIAN PHOTO BY SARAH HOLLENHORST
Bob Jenigen's "Redneck Birdhouse" is full of amusing details.

ARCADIAN PHOTO BY SARAH HOLLENHORST
Storyteller Bob Jenigen has the perfect place for visitors to come and listen to his endless stories.

ARCADIAN PHOTO BY SARAH HOLLENHORST
Birdland Retirement ("Entrance for Rich Old Birds") and Eagles Nest Where All Birds Can Fly High are just two of the hunmorous birdhouses Bob Jenigen has created. On close inspection, most are full of jokes and puns.

Sarah Hollenhorst

By SARAH HOLLENHORST

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I meet the most interesting people, sometimes by just following signs. In this case it was “Hay and Burn Barrels” at the corner of Kings Highway and County Road 760. I followed the arrow. I needed some good quality hay and I had heard that there was a Bob in the area who had the best.

Bob wasn’t there but his daughter Jean loaded me up with some excellent alfalfa and an orchard grass, timothy blend. I became a customer. One day Jean asked me if I would like to see her dad’s museum. I expected a collection of some sort but as soon as I saw the bird houses I knew Bob was extremely creative. She gave me his card, which said “Story Teller Bob,” and I started realizing that this would be one interesting interview. It was.

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