It was a wonderful morning today. Slightly warm and rather windy. Oredictions say rain today, but right now the sky is clear blue and cloud free.
Erna is still doing fine and doesn´t show any signs of problems after the snake bite. Her appetite is better than it has been for a long time too, so at the moment I´m not especially worried for her health. But one never knows.
Here I tried to take a picture of some swallows that flew close to the trees. I did actully catch one on the picture. If You click on the picture to enlarge it You can see it in the down part of the picture a bit from the corner :-) :-)
I took a look at my pond this morning and I can´t say that I can notice much difference to be honest. But I know that it´ll take a long time to get the water clear again. But it would have been nice to at least see a little bit clearer water. But the gold fishes seemes to like it anyway. They swim close to the hose the water runs out from and swims there a long part of the day. My cats does also seeme to like it. I don´t know if it´s because the sound from the water or the fact that they now can see the fishes close to the pond edge :-) I think that they feels dinner is close :-)
I have a neighbour that have a breed of dogs called 'Basenji'. It´s an African dog breed close related to the African wild dog. They are energetic bouncing balls. All over the place at the same time :-) Not to easy to get to follow commands and has a bit to much feeling for hunting. One of her dogs has taken one hen and one cat when he ran from home. Otherwise they are lovly dogs. They can bark, but usually don´t. They whistle and squeeks most of the time, but they also do something the owners call yodeling :-) To be honest it more sounds like a long burp :-) :-)
The natural pond is almost totally dry now. It´ll take a lot of rain to fill it again.
The blackberries has started to ripe now :-)
There are plenty of them too :-)
Some trees has started to get yellow now. But I don´t think it´s because autumn is closing in, but more because the dry grounds.
I don´t feel I have so much more to tell You today so I´ll leavy You with the rest of my pictures. I´ll try to enjoy as much of the sunny day as possible, it might be that the weather forcast is right and rain will come. I saw that there were some plums that is yellow now, but they are placed in the top of my tree. Since it´s almost gale outside now I din´t think I´ll try to reach them on a ladder though :-) They are good, but not so good that I´ll risk my life :-)
Have a great day now!
This is the wild form of the Allegheny stonecrop, Hylotelephium telephioides (before it was called Sedum telephioides) we call it "Love herb". If You know this plant You know the red sort, this one is almost never in gardens (exept for mine :-) ).