Wednesday, March 29, 2017

After the Rain...

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(Artwork: E.H. Davie)

A few days ago I took down the Valentine decorations inside the china cabinet and replaced them with the Easter decor.

Bunnies, lambs, chicks, birds and flowers: They're everywhere inside that cabinet, and while I do kind of miss the Valentine vignettes I'm rather enjoying what's in there now. We've acquired more Easter decorations, so this year I got to change things up a bit. I'm pretty happy with it.

I'll eventually get around to taking photos, but for now here are (mainly) pics of the flowers here at the front of the house.
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We had quite the heavy rain showers late Friday afternoon.

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After the rain stopped and the sun came out, so did the egrets. They do love the neighbor's pond.

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A rainbow appeared after the rain left. It was difficult getting it to show up on the camera. (It was already beginning to disappear by the time I saw it).

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These little flowers are actually a soft lavender color.

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When the rain was off and on, Mom noticed all the cow birds/starlings in the backyard.

I tried getting video of them through the windows but it was difficult because the windows were wet. (By the time I took the pic above, they were gone).

I found that odd because just about an hour or so earlier I mentioned to her that I was surprised we haven't seen a lot of them come through as they have in years past. (I had looked up that day, in my blog, that they visited us last year in February and September). I just thought the remarkable timing of their appearance as really strange.



Shown above is just one - of several - video I took of them back in 2015.

More of them can be viewed at the links below:

Of Blackbirds and Strange Phenomena
Crick Hollow Happenings
90 Degrees October

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I absolutely l-o-v-e that we saw a turkey the other day, especially considering that just a a few days prior I mentioned to Mom that it's been a long time since we've seen them.

The turkeys - and sometimes roadrunners - are often on this one same stretch of road. I think they're there because of the pond.

Even today we saw about a dozen of them while driving. I only wish I got it on film!













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2 comments:

  1. Ahhhh you put up Easter bunnies, etc.! I still haven't. :-)

    I'm not really "into" Easter. It has no meaning for me anymore, other than the proximity of it, to Spring.

    And if I put stuff on the mantle, I'll just have to take it down again. LOL. Mmmmm, I am a "bad influence" for home decorators.

    But I put lots of cute stuff, on my blog! I can get around the not "decorating," that way.

    Pretty, pretty pics. None of them look, like it is blistering heat yet. :-) But if you take them early or late, it won't be mid day blistering heat.

    Gentle hugs,
    Luna Crone

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  2. April 1, 2017

    Nope, no spring here. Some of the "couple-of-days-ago" snow, is still with us. Not much, but all the following rain, has not melted all of it. And it has been rain, rain, rain. Even today Saturday. Blahhhhhhh...... LOL

    Luna Crone

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