And I took a walk and I took these pictures with my phone and no, they are not very good, but it was so beautiful with the sun picking up the shine the rain had given everything. I could not get a picture at all of the huge butterflies, the hawk at the top of a tree, the gopher turtle who slid down his burrow like a shot when I walked by, the emerald green damsel fly by the creek. And who knows what was there that I just didn't notice?
Anyway, as always, click if you want to see them bigger.
A mossy cypress tree beside the creek:
It's so still down there by the creek except for the sound of the water traveling across the downed trees and snags. I wish I had a house down there. Cypress trees, pines, oaks. It's just a glory.
An undomesticated spider (and you have no idea how close I came to walking right into her):
The peaceful dead, being orderly as is their wont:
My neighbor's morning glories: