Lots of comings and goings this morning.

If you have been wondering when and if the mosquitoes would follow the rain we’ve had lately, well, wonder no more because they sure as heck are here now. Zoinks! I had no idea how haphazard my insect repellent application had become during the drought until this morning when the little stinkers let me knowContinue reading “Lots of comings and goings this morning.”

A change in the weather brings out the birds

The sudden cold snap brought the birds out like crazy this morning, and I believe I saw more blue herons in the park today than I have ever seen before. There was a youngish-looking one having some success on the pond. Another youngish-looking one seeming to take a break on the river below the falls.Continue reading “A change in the weather brings out the birds”

A nice slow start to the holiday weekend…

It was forecast to get hot today, so I hit the park early, while it was still cool and dark, and I was happily surprised to run into this crew before I even reached the pond. Sure, the picture’s grainy, but it’s a miracle I managed to get an image at all. The streetlights wereContinue reading “A nice slow start to the holiday weekend…”