Almost two weeks ago some friends and I went out to see the Wild Mustangs and we were delighted to find them. I think they enjoyed seeing us too.
So, what’s been going on with me this past week? The biggest news is Friday evening we had a pretty good Earthquake. It felt like a 5.0 and when I got the first USGS report it said it was a 5, but later was downgraded to a 4.5. The epicenter was way to close to home! A few things fell off the bookshelves; nothing broke. We were unsettled for the rest of the night expecting aftershocks, but all is good. We’ve had one aftershock that we felt on Saturday evening that’s all. Too bad I didn’t leave that behind when we moved out of California!
Covid-19 is on everyone’s minds here too, thankfully, there are only 4 cases in my county none are in the hospital; I think that’s a positive sign. No new ones reported today. Knock on wood!
I’m keeping busy and looking forward to a bit better weather so I can resume my daily walk or hike. Today…which is Tuesday the day before this goes live we’ve got wind that is in 20mph range with gusts up to 36mph. I sure can feel those bigger gusts hitting the house so, I’m staying in doing some housework, working on images, and I watched a movie. I’ll be reading a chapter or two of a Sci-Fi novel I’m reading by Joshua Dazelle it’s Book 3 in his Black Fleet Saga. I started to draw an Iris yesterday which I may finish and then paint, but I’m not feeling very confident with the drawing. I’m really trying to do it free-hand and not fall back on my graphite paper or light table. If it comes out I’ll probably share it on Instagram.
There you go all caught up with me. Tell me what’s new with you?
Fugi X-T3| Fujinon XF 100-400mm LM OIS| SanDisk Digital Film| PS CC 21.0.3
Fall color has been a bit patchy here, but last week a friend and I found a little along the Carson River.
…some late bloomers,
and a Painted Lady. It’s been below freezing many nights and mornings this past week so I was surprised to see this butterfly still here.
I had a lovely visit with my Mom and Step-Dad. I hope you’re all having a good week, and are making some fun plans for the week-end. I’m going to see my Grandson’s, and my Mom once more before she heads back to warm and sunny FL, and hopefully, I’ll see some more of Falls beautiful colors and delights.
Hello! I hope this finds you all doing well and the start of 2019 has been easy on you.
I started the year birding on January 1st with several friends. Upon entering one of our favorite wildlife refuges we spotted a Coyote and got some great looks at each other.
Isn’t it a beauty!
The Coyote in Symbolism is the guide that can appear to you when you’ve lost your way or path. It speaks to the path less traveled. The Coyote is the trusted guide that leads the way for those answers along this path.
It was a wonderful day of birding and wildlife seeing, and I knew when we spotted the Coyote first thing it was a good omen for the day.
Update on Baby Girl– The planned inducement date is January 28th! In just 19 days barring any changes, we’ll be seeing our newest member of the family! Our little man in the womb is doing great, and Baby Girl is hanging in there like a trooper.
Blogging this year– I thought about doing another weekly self-challenge, but didn’t want to limit myself, and I really like posting on Wednesdays-it works for me, but I don’t want to commit to Wordless Wednesday cause sometimes I like to talk or tell a story, so this year I’m going to be open to posting Whatever and mostly I’ll post on Wednesday, but I may pop in on a different day, but I won’t be loading up your email inbox with more than two posts a week. Once a week works for me, but once in awhile, there might be two posts in a week. So, I’m posting Whatever Wednesday this year.
Perhaps, this Coyote is a good omen for 2019 for me? Odd years are usually better for me as strange as that sounds it’s true. I’m hoping it holds true this year too.
Happy Hump Day everyone, and here’s to a wonderful 2019!
Nikon D810| Nikkor 200-500mm| Hoodman Digital Film| PS CC 2019