Goose Family

Don’t mind this little family. They’re just chilling on the side of the road on our way to Red Lobster for the requested birthday meal for Superman.

Redflare made sure to capture the scene so I could appreciate them later too.


Let It Rain

I don’t generally charge out with everyone else to bask in the rain, but that doesn’t mean I don’t stand back and appreciate it when it comes.

Something relaxing about the rain. Cleansing.

Always thankful when it’s a nice big rainshower that I can take time to appreciate rather than drive through.


Feeding Time

Speaking of feeding times, mother robin is stopping by with food for her little ones.

Pretty sure this is slightly out of order compared to the big baby robins I posted earlier, but we can still appreciate this first clutch either way.



The front of the yard holds this big catalpa that we named Goliath pretty much immediatly upon moving in.

In front of the house on the opposite side of the driveway from Goliath you can see how well our raspberry bush is doing too.


Mama Robin

So I think a few pictures may have gotten into my “future post” folder a bit out of order.

Why do I think that? Because I was talking about the new teen robins the other day and now here’s a picture of mother robin on her nest, still working on that first clutch that we had been worrying about.

As I write this in mid July I’ve seen hints of her second clutch peeping up from the edges of her nest. I bet they’ll be off learning to fly soon.


Spring’s Touch

We have a couple of lilac bushes around the house, and once spring finally came, so did their flowers.

At first we also thought that one of the naturally sprouting bushes where the previous owner’s pool was were nightshade, but we’re not so sure about that anymore. I think honeysuckle is the other contender on these. I suppose we’ll figure it out if it ever shows berries… and then destroy them if they do appear.


Teen Birds

We’d been a little worried about the nest mother robin had put near our driveway because we hadn’t seen any baby robins for a little while.

Could something have gotten them?

Nope, turns out they all grew big enough that they moved out and are at the last stages of becoming adult robins.