Note how the middle one has a band around it's neck as part of a program to restore these majestic birds where they were once plentiful. There is a state conservation breeding pond near here, so I wondered if the others were babies grown up. Their call sounds like a French horn.
The beauty that keeps me going out early in the mornings.
Invasion of jellyfish found at Iowa lake, LOL
The ice is so thin I was glad not to see any holes in it after seeing the tracks gong across. Must have been a small critter like a muskrat. I like how their paths crisscrossed, but they made it safely to the other shore.
What is left of a hornets nest I never knew was there when the leaves were out.
Hard to fit an Amish buggy in the drive through.
The simpler way to live, this is the town hitching post.
This ancient burr Oak seems to lean more each year I pass it.