Turkey Vulture

Yesterday on my walk I saw this turkey vulture perched in his tree. It was just after sunrise and he was still in the shade. When I circled back around the small lake he was still there warming in the bright sun. This was the first time I’ve seen one close enough to photograph. After…

I see the weekend!

“Weekend planning is a prime time to apply the Deathbed Priority Test: On your deathbed, will you wish you’d spent more prime weekend hours grocery shopping or walking in the woods with your kids?”~ Hal Borland 🌼🌼🌼🌼🌼🌼🌼🌼🌼🌼🌼🌼

Flower stages

These too are of a burning color–not orange, not gold, but if pure gold were liquid and could raise a cream, that golden cream might be like the color of the poppies. ~John Steinbeck When you go for a walk, take seeds with you, poppies, rainbow chard, rocket. Plant them among the weeds in patches…

Wednesday Green

Yes, is there anything more refreshing? Green plants, green leaves, tiny buds starting to bloom! And amazing as it is, we got rain again this morning! I’m not noticing the variety of wild flowers that I saw last spring after our rainy 2019, but everything is sprouting something, and a lot of it is green….

CFFC: Raccoon in nature

I ran across this week’s Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Nature Animals and decided this was the perfect time to post my sweet Wetlands Raccoon! I was watching the birds a couple of weeks ago when SURPRISE! out comes this cutie from the reeds to wash his food! Oh my, I don’t know if I’ve seen…