After what felt like weeks of sunshine the weather turned into a slight drizzle that we must call rain up here. It even created a small amount of low level puddles on the driveway. A real homemade cinnamon bun kind of day…were they ever good.
Meanwhile Phil the pheasant is busy protecting his territory, even in the rain, and he is not above peeking into the neighbours basement window, at first we had no idea what fascinated him, but then we found him the other evening clucking at the shiny chrome bumper of our pickup, he thought his mirror image might be competition. It’s funny how he has taken over our yard, striding right by the windows…hunkering down outside of the office, his morning stroll taking over our patio. He’s hard to get a clear shot of, he doesn’t stay in one place long.
We love him…and feel very protective of Phil, after all he’s not the brightest chicken in the coop.
There is some bird seed in clay saucers on the ground, for a while longer and then that too will be removed for the summer. There are many ground feeding birds here, pheasants, quail, chickadees, doves…and this way we can keep the birdseed out of the gardens.
But like I predicted, Phil was one of the last birds to figure out where the food has gone…he would search all around the feeder and walk away empty beaked each time. Oh Phil, you handsome fella, all brawn…no…ahem.
The eagles are back, the ravens, and the crows have been upset for days…today the eagles are across the street eyeing up the Boo again..just when you thought it was safe to go outside kitty.
And yes, my back is slowly feeling better, yesterday was the first day it felt as if it’s almost getting there. I’ve been visiting my Chiro…don’t tell my Doctor, but it works for me. Thanks for all the well wishes, it’s coming along not as fast as I would like, [it’s almost 3 weeks] but it’s healing.
I can’t wait to be able to sit for extended periods of time, ah what a treat it will be to sit at the computer for a half hour.
So whatcha up to? Rain, sun, snow…spring? Cinnamon buns?
Oh, and one last thing…I’ve been using older photos from last year, because I just can’t get outside with the camera…well I can get out, but bend…not going to happen. These are all from last spring in the big block walk through the roads by our house..so almost like they were taken this year.
Jen @ Muddy Boot Dreams