James the turtle has been given free kitchen roaming privileges. He and his long neck are having fun exploring:
White Dog got wet when he got too excited and slipped into the pond:
This raccoon also got wet when he got stuck next to the creek in a rainstorm:
In other water news, our pond made it’s first Lilly!
The little $0.20 feeder fish are also thriving:
I found some bamboo in the Internets and re-jiggered the pond waterfall:
I got semi-naked and made a video of me talking to our hot tub:
Semi-naked seems to be my native state:
A couple of trail switchbacks in the making:
Bought some cheap Amazon Fire tablets and re-programmed them to show video and photo slideshows:
Closing with the obligatory insect photo:
We get a few of these cicadas a year. Looking forward to the big show. For us, the next in the 13 year cycle will be when the Great Southern Brood emerges in 2024. Expect a few more photos of these guys then!