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.
Never tire of watching these critters.