A thunderstorm moved over my workplace today and 41mm of rain fell in about 40 minutes. For y’all of the Imperial Units persuasion, that’s about 1 2/3 inches. This is what it looked like. The near edge of the road on the far side of the parking lot is about 33 meters or 110 feet from where I stood, inside (hence the . The vegetation on the roads’ far side was a vague blur.
We came across this dragonfly during a recent walk. I had never seen such a brilliantly red dragonfly.
While walking an untravelled road one morning I looked down and saw that two deer walked this road a few hours earlier. Quite near this spot and not long ago I saw a doe and two fawns, so I suspect that all three were present.
We came across this old house during a recent exploration of our municipality. It is obviously beyond saving.
What stories it must harbour!
An intriguing thing is that it still stands, while many old structures in our part of the world are knocked down in order to clear a bit more square meterage for crop planting. And while abandoned the lawn is obviously maintained, plus there is a ‘No Trespassing’ sign posted. The property owner cares enough to mow the lawn yet keep the structure it as is.
It’s a treasure.
This photo does not begin to capture this sunrises’ delicate hues. It was so lovely, and I would have preferred to continue watching it reveal its beauty.
Although I had to press on to work, I was so blessed to witness this.
Faye and I took a nature walk and were very surprised that this immature Turkey Vulture allowed us to get this close, within about 5 meters, before it flew away.
. . . was a gentle, rippling snore. Or a loud buzz-saw snore.
This Canada Goose stood guard while the flock grazed.