The view from my perch on the mountain

Flora and Fauna

Rainy weather, memory foam cushions in my new La-Z-Boy and a general lack of get up & go have all conspired to keep my cameras idle for the most part but I have snapped a few frames.

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These 3 wandered out of the tree line behind the house just as the light was fading yesterday evening. The one on the left is a doe and the other two are yearling bucks.

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These guys changed from their winter gray coat to summer red awfully fast. It’s said that the redder the coat the hotter the summer ahead. Looks like we’re in for a scorcher!

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The rain has knocked almost all the blossoms off the Granny’s Bonnets but there are plenty of buds ready to bloom at any moment.

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Buddy, Lunatic Lab #1, “helping out” with the photography.

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Doesn’t that look on Molly’s face just scream “I’m not doing anything….honest!” ?

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Gotta have a burd in the mix. Now, to catch up on the backlog of blogs I’ve missed while unconscious sawing logs testing my new recliner.

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9 responses

  1. Looks like you have a lot of Bonnet seed pods in the making! The deer, do they eat The Boss’ flowers? Does she chase them with her iron skillet?

    May 14, 2012 at 8:22 PM

    • Frankie would probably like Love-In-The-Mist, it is a self seeding annual. Has a delicate, enchanting dangling flower. It’s also called Nigella.

      May 14, 2012 at 8:24 PM

    • Roket Man

      Nope, they know better:-)

      May 14, 2012 at 9:40 PM

  2. Nice pics, as always!

    May 14, 2012 at 8:29 PM

  3. Marvelous moments… thank you for sharing…

    Hugs and love.

    May 14, 2012 at 9:43 PM

  4. that one pic of molly is great! i love the expression on her face 😉 all good images, as always chip! the deer are so sweet.
    k☼

    May 14, 2012 at 10:38 PM

    • I agree there KIrsten, such a feminine look about her, quite coy in fact. Liked the bird at the bottom, is it a Blue jay?

      May 15, 2012 at 3:39 PM

      • oh yeah, thats a blue jay. ;D
        k☼

        May 15, 2012 at 4:41 PM

  5. Lovely lovely deer! Beautiful red coats 🙂 Buddy is almost a deer with his reddish coat!

    May 15, 2012 at 2:34 PM

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