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Another fun day

Monday, May 06, 2013

Huck and Meg's had fun playing ball. Even Sarge chased the ball one time. That put a smile on my face.

Sarge posed for me....twice!

My friend's roses.

After I exercised the Border Collies, I headed for Godde Hills Pass. Angus was out, so I stopped to take some pictures of him. He walked quickly to where I was standing, on the other side of the fence of course. This is the 2nd time he has acted like he wants a pat on the head, but his head is so massive, I just stepped back a bit. Angus looks like he has lost weight to me. I'm not sure how old is he, so it might be due to old age. I just hope they are taking good care of him.

I proceeded on to the Hawk nest. Mama Hawk is still missing. I haven't given up hope yet, but it it isn't looking good. I decided to drive down the road to check on the Raven nest. At first the Mama Raven was gone, and I thought "oh no, not her too"

A minute later, she showed up.

I didn't get out of the car to take the pictures. She started to feed the chicks, and I didn't want to upset her. So the pictures are not real clear. I think I saw two beaks.

Then she laid down to keep her babies warm. I never saw the male Raven, so I hope he was off looking for food.

That was my day. Let's see what tomorrow will bring. Have a good Monday.

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    You need to get brave one day and pat Angus. I bet he'd love it! Or bring him an apple??? Regular cattle like them! He's beautiful. Love seeing the canines, too!! So pretty!
    2404 days ago
    Hi Jeanne, something had gone wrong this end so I have missed your blogs. I hope that I have fixed it now.

    Some great pictures and Sarge look great, I hope he is better.

    I hope to get out next week myself. So as they say watch this space.

    Good luck for the weekend.

    2405 days ago
    emoticon emoticon emoticon Lovely to see Sarg, he looks really happy. Hope the hawks are ok xx loved the pics of the raven momma,and her chicks ..
    Roses are gorgeous ... Love and Hugs Jeanne ..
    Your friend Susie
    2405 days ago

    Comment edited on: 5/9/2013 12:02:47 AM
    I always love to see birds feeding their babies! It is so cute! Your friend's roses are beautiful too, the first of the pictures of the roses is really breathtaking! Thank you!
    2406 days ago
  • PSMITH3841
    Sarge looks like he's doing OK, and chasing a ball sounds like it. Angus does look like he's losing weight...do Longhorns shed? Could it be he be losing his coat? We city peeps don't know about this stuff.... emoticon
    2406 days ago
    Dog and flower photos I am in my glory thank you!!!!!
    2406 days ago
    Always enjoy your dogs! Glad they are doing so good!
    We have some ravens or crows bugging the heck out of us lately. They play on our roof every morning, cawing away. Then they have been picking around our mulch, throwing it all over the carport floor. They have been hanging out at the sprinkler heads and pecking around them for water. We have a slight leak in one we have to get fixed (Bob couldn't figure it out over the vacation-so got to call the pros). We saw the crow going for a it the other day. Those beaks could have caused the problem!
    I thought of you when we saw a bald eagle on our trip over to the forested area to take a bike ride. He was on the side of the road at some road kill and our car startled him. He flew straight up and paused and looked back at us. He was flying right in front of our car. Wow-such a treat to see him!!! Wish I was quick enough to get a pic of him, but didn't.
    I see you got my fave peach rose on there! Love it!
    Thanks for sharing. I hope to have my new blog up tonight. Been sick for a couple days. Have a great day! emoticon
    2407 days ago
  • 0309COOKIE
    Aaaawww, great to see Sarge smiling again! He looks great! I could just hug him and hug him!

    The roses are beautiful.
    2408 days ago
    Love your photos.
    2408 days ago
    Great emoticon !
    2408 days ago
    Beautiful day! And I also hope Angus is getting good care. When you walk by, keep an eye on him and if you notice him getting weak, etc., you may want to report it or if you know the owners, talk to them. Maybe Angus is just old but like you, I worry. I love animals and I like Angus. emoticon
    Love, Chelsea
    2408 days ago
  • PICKIE98
    Big difference,, our crows are bigger than that raven and her nest.. like a small dog..
    2408 days ago
    We've had The Great Raven Controversy here. My husband was convinced that one of the crows that hangs out here was a raven -- I disagreed, because it just wasn't big enough. Sibley's Guide resolved the issue. Crow.
    2408 days ago
    Happy doggies, lovely roses. Love that Sarge was willing to pose! Hope the bird families are all okay. Angus does look a little "peaked" and I hope he is being fed adequately. Thanks, as always, for sharing your lovely environs with us. emoticon
    2408 days ago
    The roses are looking absolutely fantastic right now Jeanne! So vibrant and colourful.

    The dogs look great.

    I sure hope Mama Hawk comes home soon!
    2408 days ago
    Sarge is such a cutie - he takes very good pictures. Huck and Meg are also cuties. Nice roses :)

    I also like the picture of the Angus - loves to pose for you.

    Have a great Monday.
    2408 days ago
    You always give us lots of fun things to enjoy. Sarge is looking pretty good. Have a wonderful day! emoticon
    2408 days ago
    Beautiful dogs and roses. Angus is cool - love those horns. That's so sad that Mama Hawk is missing. My husband's coworkers found some mallard ducklings whose Mom is missing. They are so cute - there's six of them. One of the guys adopted the ducklings and took them home to raise them. He loves wildlife and animals and almost has a little zoo at his house so I hope he does well with the ducklings.
    2408 days ago
    You are such a good photographer!
    2408 days ago
    Aw, love your pictures!

    Looks like a great day!
    2408 days ago
    Angus is cute.
    2408 days ago
    This was beautiful! love your flowers! and animal pictures! looks like u had a wonderful day! I hope nothing happened to the Mother hawk! maybe something spooked her and she decided to make her nest some where else? Have a wonderful week! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    2408 days ago
    What great pictures you get! You have nature all around you, and that is great!
    2408 days ago
    Looks like a great day! Sarge is such a mama's boy and I am sure he loves every minute of it, too!
    2408 days ago
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