Happy Sunday! ~ 264
1,000th Post Today!!!!
That’s a lot of images and a lot of bloviating over a four-year period. Thanks for putting up with me.
Yesterday we spent a wonderful afternoon and evening with our friends Steve and Becki on their Lazy K farm near Grand Mound, Iowa. Long drive for us but well worth the investment of time and travel. Their house is surrounded by trees, and they have areas of prairie grass and there is a pretty good size pond at the back of their house. Lots of bird feeders set out and lots of different birds visit their property. They both love nature and enjoy the peaceful surrounds.
Steve and Becki are wonderful hosts and just do everything to make you feel comfortable. We had a wonderful meal of pork medallions and an amazing cherry pie (with ice cream of course) to finish it off.
I took the Phantom with me as I wanted to fly it over their property and give them a nice image of their home from the air. But the wind was very high well outside the limits of the Phantom and with all the trees surrounding their property I didn’t want to risk crashing it into one of those monsters as they would have certainly eaten my craft. So the Phantom stayed in its case in the car.
I couldn’t spend all that time in such a target rich environment and not come away with some bird images. Mr. and Ms. Cardinal visited the feeders while we were there. It was kind of tough shooting conditions as their bird feeders are in the shade and at that time of day the birds were being back lite by the sun, plus did I mention it was windy and it made my tripod vibrate sometimes.
So a great day, great food, and great friends. It doesn’t get much better than that. Thanks for your support of the blog over the years. I hope to keep doing this for many more years so please stay tuned.
Enjoy your day and be careful.