The last time I shared the life of the gardens nighttime temperatures were below freezing and there was snow on the ground.
Now windows are opened both day and night while the cacophony of bird songs overwhelm one’s sense of hearing.
Babies are born, flowers grow and vegetables harvested.
The gardens are another year older as are its inhabitants …
Juvenile Grey Squirrel
Eastern Cottontail rabbit
Not far from the family of fox photographed the beginning of the month a trio of Turkey Vultures braved strong wind gusts to bask in the mid-spring sun
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As beautiful as these elusive creatures are I prefer they continue their hunting practice across the stream in their woodland garden. Unfortunately I have seen their paw prints in the newly fallen snow along garden paths on my side of the stream!
Melting snow on a Spicebush branch. Beauty in the details.
Whether braving the heat of the summer
or walking the frozen landscape of winter
The garden offers sanctuary to all who enter
Come, walk through the garden with me . . .
After a walk in sub-freezing temperatures, Maddie and I took a moment to relax. Upon looking skyward, I saw an iridescent pink cloud on an otherwise canvas of blue.
I understand why people believe in signs!
This iridescent cloud was observed on January 26, in the western sky at approximately 3:10 PM.
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Iridescent cloud beginning to dissipate