Saturday October 10, 2015

Critters abound this time of year.  A slight change in temperatures form the 100’s + days to some mid to upper 80’s must have critters thinking fall.  Seems strange to not see squirrels scampering around the trees but I suspect the traffic has thinned the population.

Warblers are back visiting the little patio.  They like to play hide and seek with my camera  : /





A dragonfly was posing on a branch during a recent duck pond visit.



Here is a cute little human critter feeding the ducks.  Just loved how happy this little child was to be close to the ducks.


One more baby duck picture.


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 Thanks to Saturday’s Critters host Eileen.

Saturday's Critters
Thanks to Anni for hosting



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.


 Some nice grasses.


 Rose bushes and trumpet vines in bloom.


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


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


Holding the foot/claw as it perches.


Another Google Awesome animation shows the limp.


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


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Life is good when one can live in a wildflower preserve such as the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Austin, TX.   Even better to be a human allowed to visit and photograph the beauty within.  These photos are from four years ago during a visit.  Now we live within a short drive of this lovely place.  May have to pay a visit soon.

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