11 September, 2016 Law of attraction
Ev’s flowers and berries are attracting birds like mad. Every year of my life if you’d told me I could see non-weed flowers in mid-September I’d have said no way. But this afternoon our gardenia was so extravagant with fresh, fragrant blooms I could hardly photograph them all. It is amazing. Here’s just one; I believe there are seven similar to this on the bush as I type this sentence:
On my way through the West End Wednesday morning I looked up at a reliable hawk-watching spot, the cross on the steeple of Discovery United Methodist Church at 13000. I was late that morning – I’ve been late every single morning this week – but there are some pictures you simply cannot pass up:
Saw a nice spiderweb at the river this morning, speaking of the “law of attraction”:
Our new feeder is attracting great birds too; here’s another nuthatch:
The moon’s been nice a time or two recently:
I have been burning the candle at more ends than candles normally have. So I’m going to close with a picture of a stunning berry Ev planted with the express reason of attracting birds. And I actually photographed a brown thrasher under it this week, but it wasn’t blog-quality. Next week!