Had a lovely lunch with my siblings at Harbor Lights in Tacoma today. Walked down to the Dickman Mill park. Drove through the old neighborhood. Many changes…there and in us. A good day.
Elk strolling by our front porch is common here on The Orchard Compound. But this morning when a group of five bulls walked by, this guy’s freaky antlers caught my eye. Not a great shot – through a dirty window in the dark. But you can see it grew out sideways. Can he use it as a club?
Never tire of watching these little critters do their thing.
This little thing has been a busy bee and then some.
While we humans are freaking out over this unprecedented heatwave here in the U.S. Pacific Northwest, our cold-tolerant gardenias are loving it.
One of many small creatures who share our deck garden. Staying cool under the shade sail as the 2021 heat wave intensifies.