Friday, June 8, 2018


Just some odds and ends of photos over the last week or so--
new colors of glads in Nancy's garden--
sunset on the river-
Ollie--the other Diane's little dog
more flowers in Nancy's garden--
she use to grow some veggies out there--
but lately just flowers is all I see!!
some flowers in Carolyn's garden in the front--
Enjoy, di

Wednesday, May 30, 2018


Deep purple glads
some pretty pink and red flowers in Nancy's garden out back--
2 male ducks (think one is not a full grown one yet!!)
out back on the trail--they seemed to be watching US1 and all the traffic--
(as we still don't have a fence put up out there--!!!)
a mama duck and 10 babies out on the pond bank in the front--
(sadly the last time I seen her--she only had 2 babies left!!)
an Osprey flew by and landed up high in that tree--

on happy squirrel with a peanut!!

Enjoy a bit of nature someplace today--di

Tuesday, May 15, 2018


I got a phone call from the manager here at 8:30 am--
that there was baby ducks on the pond--
you know me--I left my breakfast on the table--
grabbed the big camera and ran downstairs --by way of the elevator!!!
and there was Momma duck and 7 babies--
but I think they looked a bit more like they were in the 'teenager' stage--
momma, was so funny--as she nagged  quacked at them the whole time--
but just like human kids--they just did their own thing!!!

Bugs--look at these bugs!!!
Yummy yummy!!!
Ok--think it is time for a nice nap in the grass--
tired after all that swimming around and eating!!!
I think these 2 adult ducks where Aunts to the teenagers!!!


Thursday, April 26, 2018


I am so happy to say that we finally had a couple days--
with storms passing through that gave us some "good"  rain--
and the 'pond' out front filled in--
and one time looking out--
I was amazed and happy to catch this 'guy'
so who am I???
a green heron--and a rather large one--compared to the one that landed on the railing
down on the dock that day a couple years ago--
He had fun out by the pond for awhile--

a couple ducks did show up for a bit too the next day--
but when I first moved here--we would get close to a dozen ducks on the pond
when it rained--how things change--

and when I went for a short walk this afternoon--
I did notice how much some of the plants have grown and how nice and green they are now--
Enjoy, di

Monday, April 9, 2018


I love how the sun when it comes up in the morning reflects off the water--
Busy river time by the looks--
flowers that grow in the large ditch next to the building
(probably part of my allergies right now??)
thought this branch looked 'neat' and odd --
I think the vine is what is holding it up there!!!
Neat petunia flower--love the red center--
and Mr. Jay--

Enjoy a bit of nature every day--

Thursday, March 15, 2018


Here is a few more photos from our drive on Sunday--
DD turned around to drive back to this bicycle so she could show it to me--
she did not realize that we see alot of these--us country folks!!!
Back in  that little park we stopped at--this Squirrel came down a tree near where we sat on a bench and decided he would be friends with us--and he got busy digging up something???
Seen this old rugged dock in the river--with a bird keeping watch over it all--
and I am not sure what these are--there was a couple of them in the park--
DD thinks they are bee hives--but I'm not sure--
wonder if they are bat houses--anyone know???
a pretty fountain--
a pretty butterfly seen at the State Park--later
and seen these fancy wheels on the way home!!
I want one!!!

Enjoy, di

Friday, February 16, 2018


Farmer's Market over in Wickham Park--
was the 2nd week in a row that I went over there--
as we were leaving the first time--
I seen some animal pens near by--
so this week--
I made sure to take the camera and just walked myself over there--
and I was delighted to see some of the animals--
chickens, geese, and turkeys--
but oh my some of them were really different and 'pretty'!!!!!!
now this chicken did not look all that different--

some of them were--
--- all colors and designs really--
I just loved this guy--
look at the fluff on the top of his head--
and it was soo long that he kept shaking it to get it out of his eyes--
I just wished the fencing wasn't so thick and so high--
oh well--
see there is another one of those fluffy headed ones in the middle of this photo--
the next large pen had geese--
and they were loud--

and in the last cage was some turkeys--
and I had alot of fun watching this turkey--
get turned in circles by the other smaller turkey--
see her there??
and they turned around and around--

He had some pretty tail feathers that he kept showing off--
they did make me dizzy--though watching them--
and this is looking back to the building were the farmer's market was--
do have to say--their produce is just beautiful--huge heads of cauliflower,
broccoli, bunches of beets and carrots--strawberries--ect--

enjoy, di