Monday, April 23, 2012

The Kolden Report: Bull snake comes to visit.

Hi, kids!
Here is my week in review:
(If you can't stand the sight of snakes, this is NOT the report for you.)
 

Meadowlark perched,  singing his heart out in hopes of catching a girl. 
Mr Sun, peeking through clouds.
Amber reflection.
Misty morning.
 
Bridge peeks.
Rooster, preparing to fluff.
Full-fledged FLUFFING!
Back to the wind.
Eye on the sky.
Somewhere......over the rainbow...
Hair-do.
Feathers of fog fade.
Spring blossoms.
Shadow.
N-a-r-r-o-w.
Bull snake comes to visit!
Eye-contact.  (Is he smiling?)
"Tasting" the air.
Posturing.  (It was here that I backed up a bit)
The great escape.  Notice how the snake raises its "hackles", like a cat does?  Maybe to make it appear larger.  I watched it disappear down the irrigation pipe on what appeared to be a well traveled path.  Hope we have fewer mice and moles this year because of it!
Thought for today: 
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts, therefore guard accordingly.  -  Marcus Aurelius