|The maple is turning red far too early. The stresses of heat and drought are affecting trees all over Oregon. We may not see the result until winter, when windstorms may easily take them down.|
|I don't know if my splinter trunk branch will hold.|
|These are the only heads I have left, from cutting them off the sunflowers out front. Once these are gone, I will have to turn out the lights, pull the curtains and hide! I don't want attacked by angry birds.|
I just got some new photos of a crew of House Sparrows that came in for the Sunflower Diner.
|They all want the special---fresh sunflower seeds on the head. Fine!|
|The yellow jackets are aggressive this time of year, after food.|
|The art and air festival began this morning. I toyed with going over to watch the balloon launch, then didn't. They drifted south anyway, not far from the house.|
|I can see I need to clean dead leaves off my roof.|
|In this photo, I can see the dirty roof even better.|
|Looming up behind the houses across the street.|
|The Ancient Wonders of My World. |
Miss D and Vision asleep on the bed yesterday.
On the one hand, she complains about having to feed all the cats. On the other hand, she won't release any of them, not even tame ones. So, there's nothing a person can do but get them fixed and urge her to get tame ones to a shelter. She knows the shelters, so that's all I can do.