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Backyard bunnies

For the second year in a row, a mother rabbit has used Julie’s backyard as a nursery. She has a few plantings of decorative grasses and the rabbit made a nest in one of them for her litter. She must have liked it as that’s the same place she prepared for her babies last year.

20180425-154235 iPhone8 IMG_0530.jpg: iPhone8, back camera @ 3.99mm, 1/30, f/1.8, 32 ISO

File: 20180425 – 154235 iPhone8 IMG_0530.jpg
EXIF: iPhone8, back camera @ 3.99mm, 1/30, f/1.8, 32 ISO

And just like last year, her dogs alerted Julie to the presence of the little ones. As a precaution, the dogs are no longer allowed out there until the kits are grown and finished with the yard.

She and her daughters go out there every day to check up on them and see how they’re growing, and they sure do grow quickly! It was my privilege to see them Wednesday, and now you’ve seen them too. Lovely, aren’t they?


And dig those curtains!

The Capulet balcony

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EXIF: 5D Mk.III, EF 17 – 40mm 1:4L @ 38mm, 1/80, f/8, 400 ISO

Victoria’s Cover

PBS’s Masterpiece is airing Victoria in the US. I haven’t started watching it yet but Julie has recorded the first of the eight parts and we are going to watch it together.

I was on Amazon today and I couldn’t help but notice what is certainly one of the most beautiful cover photos I’ve seen in a very long time.

See what I mean?

I was delighted to read that season two is already in pre-production.

The cover image is likely ©ITV.

Take care

My mom was in the hospital emergency department early this year. Happily, she is reasonably well and hasn’t been back since!

In addition to the air hookups, the call button cable, and all the other miscellany behind each bed, there is a small dry-erase board, presumably for the nurses to make notes for themselves or the nurse on the next shift. Below is the dry-erase board from the unoccupied bed opposite my Mom’s. I kept looking at it because I found it very moving. I hope the subject got well and went home.

20150207-180855 iPhone 5s IMG_0596.jpg: iPhone5s, back camera @ 4.15mm, 1/30, f/2.2, 320 ISO

IMG_0596.jpg: iPhone5s, back camera @ 4.15mm, 1/30, f/2.2, 320 ISO

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