This hard maple chunk has been Fitzi’s go-to chew toy for about five years. Doesn’t splinter, break into potentially swallowable pieces.
Watching Turkey Vultures soaring overhead is always a treat for the eyes and the spirit.
Why doesn’t this ball auto-throw so I can chase it?
A Red-breasted Nuthatch. Photographing such a tiny, active sprite is challenging.
Turkey Vultures are on the move; fall migration seems to be underway. These three are in a line astern formation above a night roost. Could not get a good focus on them despite numerous tries. My technique needs work.
Such graceful birds; I love watching them.
Lucy has retired for the evening, as am I.
A lovely way to end a showery day.
The hibiscus is still throwing off blooms. With low temperatures in the single digits and highs barely reaching 20 by the weekend, it may be nearing the end of bloom season.
Nonetheless, I am blessed and grateful that it’s doing so well.
Highlighted by late afternoon sun, an American Goldfinch feeds.
Marinated vegetables and bacon/sun dried tomato sausage. All of the vegetables were grown in Ontario, some within 30km of home. The sausage was made in the grocery store right here in town.