Goodbye Blue Sky

By , May 20, 2018

Oddly, Pink Floyd has provided the soundtrack of my life recently. Today, the song, Goodbye Blue Sky* runs through my head. Our fair weather has turned to rain.

We’ve had gloriously sunny, warm weather for a while, as we feel we deserve in May (see Confessions of a Squeaky Wheel). It lasted long enough for me to buck up a big fallen birch, and to help a dear friend honor her recently passed dog companion.

She held a street fair to remember her dog, Suki, with treats for humans and dogs. We sat in the sun and visited, remembering Suki, and spoiling the dogs that attended. Suki was a guest on the homestead in the past (see Puppy Camp). We’re going to miss her a lot.

cirrus clouds

On Friday, I turned my camera skyward to capture the cirrus clouds above the homestead (Photo: Mark A. Zeiger).

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Songbird Central

By , May 17, 2018

It’s mid-May, and the homestead feels like songbird central.

hermit thrush

A hermit thrush pauses while foraging in the homestead dooryard (Photo: Mark A. Zeiger).

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