I just realized that I’ve been neglecting photos this summer.  Other than the garden I’ve not been posting (or to be  honest, taking) much of anything.

So this is going to be a picture heavy post.  I’ll put them below the fold, so the folks on slower connections can decide if they want to bother or not.

A huge flock of turkeys that wandered through the yard last week

Some of my hibiscus flowers.


A couple bucks that wandered through this summer

Momma and baby

Did I mention turkeys?


  1. Ping from bogie:

    I’ve been seeing a lot of turkey flocks the last coupld of weeks. I also saw a doe, apparently waiting for her young one to cross the road; she was on one side as I drove by, but she was looking anxiously across to the woods on the other side. I didn’t see the young one, but didn’t see the doe pacing the pavement until it was too late to slow down much.

  2. Ping from bogie:

    Forgot to mention that I love the picture of the buck. What a nice surprise that last picture was to see the other one in the background.

  3. Ping from Ruth:

    We’ve been seeing more turkeys than usual this year. I’m wondering….some of the property behind us was sold a couple years ago, I’m wondering if the old owners hunted more? Or if the new owners different usage of the acreage is making them move differently. But that flock was huge. We counted 26 birds for sure, and we’re not sure we counted them all!

  4. Ping from Rain Frances:

    Hi Ruth 🙂 Nice photos! I love the buck photos. I really want to get a trailcam one of these days. Oh, I’ve been the same, not posting too much since May-ish…there is just too much to get done to be in on the computer a lot, but winter is just around the corner here. I have some garden clean up to do this month, then I’m hibernating! 🙂

    • Ping from Ruth:

      The trail cam is worth it! If you can swing spending ~$100ish on one do so. Better photos, quieter functioning (the cheap ones are loud enough to spook the critters), better night images, longer lasting batteries. But I love watching the wildlife, so its worth it.

      • Ping from Rain Frances:

        We’d probably use it right now to spy on the neighbours lol…but when we move to a more remote area, we’ll be getting a few for sure, security measures, but mainly like you, for watching the wildlife!! 🙂 I’ve seen a few on Amazon that are in the $150 range (that’s Canadian dollars) and they have great reviews!