Winter Wonderland

The waning moon rises
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and the first real snow of the season arrives

not a lot, but enough to catch the morning sun
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Ian and John think it shows off their plumage
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and later John decides all white is better
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It is real sticky snow though
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and gives our way out a bit of an enchanted feel
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The top end Robin thinks it is a chance to pose
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other birds try their best
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the pigs take it in their stride
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Bert just stays indoors
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as usual
as do (most of) the bees
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The Hydrangea also carries on
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In the Meadow, snowy windrows
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The pond is not frozen
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That’s it
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White Duck, Black Duck

White duck John has a poorly foot and is being given companionship by black(ish) duck Ian
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Saint, John’s rightful partner, feels a bit shunned
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and is off to find some black ducks of her own
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they seem to have more fun
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but do they really lay black eggs?
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And so the sun goes down
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