August Weekend Snapshots
It’s been a weekend full of puttering – a little weeding, a little landscaping around the pond, a little planting of new lettuce, spinach and kale. A little photography along the way.
The Colonel ever watchful over his flock.
Quackers checking out the plane flying overhead.
This little frog has taken up residence in our pond. His croak is much bigger than his small size might indicate.
We have a border dispute going on. Clover and his girls think they own the flower bed. There’s Peanut taking a dust bath in the background.
Then the Colonel shows up and stakes a claim. It’s a delicate dance between these two roosters lately.
And here we go cutting and stacking wood again. Didn’t we just finish stacking last year’s wood?
Happiness on a Rainy Day
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Happy to be Home
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Coming Alive with Spring
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Dilly – A Good Duck
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The Handsome Hooded Merganser
You had to know that there was a Hooded Merganser duck pattern coming after my photos of a pair at the beaver pond last week. The male is so distinctive … Continue reading
Hooded Merganser’s on the Beaver Pond
On the tail of writing about beavers, I spotted a most unusual couple on the beaver pond today. I first thought they were bufflehead. Once loaded on my computer, … Continue reading