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Sunday on the Patio

Sunday morning time was spent in the little garden area around our apartment patio.  Here are a few of the captures from this time spent working with the new camera using two different 39-year-old lenses from our first SLR camera.  Not much automation for these.  Hope you can enjoy this little bit of beauty I saw this morning.

Gossamer winged dragonfly viewed through our patio fence.

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 Some nice grasses.

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 Rose bushes and trumpet vines in bloom.

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 There is a fence gate, just out of focus as the flowers were getting my attention.

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 A white winged dove with a damaged foot/claw.  It limps around our place.  Wish I could help it.

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Holding the foot/claw as it perches.

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Another Google Awesome animation shows the limp.

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At last my husband came to join me and brought press pot coffee!

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Thanks for stopping by and for any comments you may wish to leave.

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68 thoughts on “Sunday on the Patio

    • Yes, old can be good! Though a little creaky and slower at times! I see a black spot on the foot of the dove so that may be part of the issue. Thanks for stopping by, Stewart.

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  1. miyahde says:

    Oh, my favorite image among your wonderful pictures is the grass one as well♡♡♡ I’m so sorry for the sweet pigeon.
    Sending you Lots of Love and Hugs to from Japan, xoxo Miyako*

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  2. Hope that wing heals. Sometimes it’s rather quick….and I’m hoping that this is the case. Love the video piece you have on the blog. And there’s nothing quite like french-pressed coffee:)

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    • Thanks, Don. The bird just visited about an hour ago and seemed to not be quite as protective of the foot. And press coffee is even better when prepared by someone else!

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