Monday, May 23, 2011

Spring Storm

This is the time of year for the crash and bang of thunderstorms--bumping through quickly in a whoosh of sound and fury. Here is a picture from a twilight storm. The spring leaves seem to glow as the light works its way through a break in the clouds.

Sunday, May 15, 2011

About Those Eggs You Saw Earlier....

Two out of three robin's eggs have hatched. It's a tough world out there. We keep the place predator free--so they have a shot. Right now the cold rain is coming down. We're keeping our fingers crossed.

Sunday, May 8, 2011

Spring Comes to Treasure Island

Here it is--at last! Happy Mother's Day. Bring on the good weather!

Friday, May 6, 2011

Goose Truce

For a few beautiful days every Spring--we allow the newly formed goose families a bit of time to promenade their young about the island--free from the threat of predators. Soon, though, it will be business as usual as they can be pretty hard on a yard.