Solo and The Three Muscoveers

This morning one day-old Solo was all alone in the world
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But following a cross border mission tonight, beneath the swelling moon
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he has company
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three day-old Muscovies.

Down at the Lake
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our bees collect water
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and…
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a new arrival. Our second dragonfly species – a Ruddy Darter, if we are not mistaken.

Today’s butterfly pictures:
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and in the woodshed there has been a non-stop feeding shuttle as brood two approach fledging
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Up until now the swallows have determinedly built their own nests in the rafters but for this last minute effort they have taken advantage of our concrete offering.

The salad thrives
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Guest Room foundation work continues
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and Claire teachers her brood deportment – how to walk like a lady
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