Bask in the glow

Milkweed or something like that spilling out of a seed pod.

Fluffy milkweed seeds spilling out of a pod.

Autumn has arrived. Walked by this tree recently. I had to stop and enjoy it.

Huge tree with green and orange leaves in the setting sun.

Ruby (left) and Ginger (right) are ready for their day out on the town.

I was not prepared for how fluffy Ruby was. I had only seen photos online and when she arrived this morning, I was delighted at how soft and fluffy this sweet bird felt.

Ruby, a red bird with large red sunglasses and a red scarf standing next to Ginger, a red bird in a white hat and white scarf holding a wrapped present.

There’s some event in town nearby and there’s spotlights dancing across the sky.

Cloudy night with steaks of light from a spotlight moving over the clouds.

Snap has arrived. I love collecting these little birds.

Thrifting tonight was superb.

I’m madly in love with this magazine holder and my wife found a marionette!

Wooden magazine holder with a man’s face looking down over it and a sign saying Wanted! For mail fraud. Woman holding a marionette of a man with a mustache and hat.

This year has been a real “survival of the fittest” outside. There’s two little survivors. No idea what they are. The birds likely planted them or their native to Maryland.

Small pale yellow flower with bright yellow near the middle. Little pinky purpley flower in tall grasses.

I’m a sucker for shadows of trees on walls.

Shadow of tree leaves and beaches on an off-white wall.Shadow of tree leaves and beaches on an off-white wall with ceiling tiles.

This Little Free Library popped up on my street recently and it’s adorable. I am in love with it. Those colors! 🥰

Little Free Library painted yellow with a purple shingle roof.

Brought to you by the letter M and the and the number 9.

McDonald’s drive through window with signs and warnings.

Heat wave cooler in grayscale.

Black & White sky with trees.

Found this mural in Richmond, VA over the weekend and absolutely loved it.

Wolf on a house in the clouds and sheep tumbling through the clouds near the house.

The Box vs. The Product

I understand the product will never be what it shows on the box but it struck me last night as I was in my sick brain fog just how stark a difference it was.


Trent Reznor scored the new TMNT movie is a sentence that I can say in 2023 and it’s real.

My new shirt is here!

And it’s perfect!

How many House Sparrows is too many House Sparrows?

New faucet. Color coordinated.

How it started.

Timothée Chalamet as Willy Wonka

How it’s going.

Gene Wilder as Willy Wonka

Regarding the trailer for Timothée Chalamet as Willy Wonka

Visiting the hummingbirds and parents.

I love watching them fly around like tiny fighter jets.

The sky is lovely today.

Life advice from…

A man doesn’t show his tackle box to the world.

Are you parrot smoking a pipe or a flamingo with a crown?

Good Morning and Happy June. Here’s some little birdy babies.

Two sparrows sitting on a thatched swing.Two sparrows sitting on a thatched swing.