Pictures : If you open your door, and you see this, you are likely in the southwest. These are about 15 to 20 feet tall, best I remember.


Weather : Still a little wind around, but it is light compared to what we had. Wind speeds 15 to 20, maybe, so not all that bad in my opinion.

Hope everyone has a fine weekend.


Black Sheep

Pictures : Forgive the Quality of the shot, the light was not good.

Ha, it is the Black Sheep! See, they are real 😀. If I remember right, this flock of sheep was about twice the size of this group, and this was the only black one.

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Weather : 🎶 It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood 🎵🎵, yes, it is 😀. If the weather makes you sad or happy … is that a sign you’re getting old?? LOL.

Everyone, have a beautiful day in your neighborhood.

Red Wing

Pictures : Here is a shot of a Red Winged Blackbird from 2019, I likely took this shot in Blue Water State Park, I am not sure.


Weather : Thank goodness, the wind has settled down! Three days of dust and sand eating in a row was a bit much. It is cool today, but I think that will only be for today.

Have a nice day, folks.

Mallard Duck

Pictures : I have been place’s back east that these guys will walk right up to you looking for a handout, but I have not been to such a place since coming west. This shot was a bit long because the ducks were very shy.


Weather: Okay, I can’t help myself, the dust is getting the best of me. Yes, I am fussing about the weather again! The wind has been strong for the last three days and the dust is thick in the air and wearing me out. Hopefully we will get a little relief tomorrow. 🤞

Exercise : Most of the mornings in the windy season here the wind is very mild in the mornings, but this morning the wind was strong during my walk, not pleasant. I got it done anyway, don’t like missing my morning walk.

Have a nice day folks.

Where is my Robin?

Pictures : I have not seen the Robin for a few days now, hope it is still around.

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Exercise : The week has gone pretty well, the knees have not fussed too much about the little I do. I really should have them looked at by the Docs, but I know in the end it will all lead to the knife, and I am not ready for that just yet.

Weather : It has been pretty nice, but as always this time of year in this area it has been windy. Still better than the cold of winter or the heat of summer.

Have a nice weekend, folks.

They are Back

Pictures : I put the feeder out Sunday, and it was not long before this guy showed up for a drink. He has been coming steady since. I am glad to know that I now have entertainment for the days ahead.

A couple of clicks get you a bigger view. This is a Black-chinned Hummer.
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Shot 4 : I got my forth Covid shot this morning. One of my friends got one the other day, and he had a bit of reaction to it, but he said that he did before too, but it passed. I have been lucky and not had much of a reaction at all, maybe a little on the second shots but not bad. I ask the lady that give me the shot if there was going to be a 5th and 6th, and she said it was likely so.

Have a nice day folks.