My heart is breaking πŸ’”πŸ¨πŸ¦˜

Today, my heart breaks for the precious animals of Australia. Yesterday, without realizing how it would hit me deep in my heart, I watched a short video on Facebook of someone rescuing a sweet koala. I heard him crying, and I cried. I saw the love and caring of the rescuer.Β  They did their best…

Cooper’s Hawk, backyard visitor

This guy likes to visit on occasion.Β  He likes our birdbath.Β  I think he is magnificent and regal.Β  Just to look at him, you feel his confidence and power. Hawks have excellent vision, so I have to move so slowly.Β  It takes the slightest movement to scare him off, even from inside the house. πŸ’šπŸ’š…

Lens-Artists Challenge #75 – Nostalgic

Hello!  Meet my Christmas friends: Aurora-Beary Alice Moosel-Toe Two Below Admiral Brrrd πŸŽ„β„πŸŽ„β„πŸŽ„β„πŸŽ„β„πŸŽ„ This year we are doing no real Christmas decorations.  We won’t have family around, so we are keeping it simple. When I pulled out my wrapping for gifts, and dug through a couple of storage containers, I found these four friends from…

Breakfast Buddy

This morning, after breakfast, this little friend appeared and almost landed in my lap. I grabbed my camera, and when he dropped to the floor I followed him around snapping photos.Β  The lighting wasn’t the best, but I did get this very cute snapshot of him looking my way.Β  He was about the size of…

More than a zoo: Our Desert Museum

Monday, in celebration of my dad’s 80th birthday, we spent the day exploring theΒ Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum.Β  It was a beautiful day and although not all of the animals were out and about, we were able to enjoy many of the animals, birds, plants and butterflies. We enjoyed a fabulous lunch outside at the Ocotillo Cafe,…