Daily Pics #185.

Good morning and Happy Friday everyone! Another fabulous morning and our warmest morning yet. It was so beautiful on the deck this morning I didn’t want to come back in, but then I wouldn’t be able to do my Daily Pics! Sir George and Lady Pearl were the first gulls here this morning and between them they cleaned up every crumb of food I put out there. The crows came down to an empty feeder which they were not too happy about. Those chipmunks and squirrels have good hearing, I put out peanuts for them, but quietly and right away the first little chipmunk head poked up over the side of the deck. Two chipmunks got their share before the squirrel caught on that there was peanuts out now. The chipmunks hang around under the bird feeders looking for sunflower seeds that they drop. I think they especially like it when the male hairy woodpecker shows up, he is always dropping lots of seeds. One way or another the seeds get eaten.

Yesterday was just so nice down at the river, it’s always a bit cooler down there. My friendly pelicans were not around though, I think they kept hoping I would feed them, so maybe they have moved on elsewhere. Mother mallard duck and her family of little ones were there, if it’s the same family she has lost a few babies, she only had 5 instead of 9 like the other day. But it could have been a different family too, a lot of ducks and geese raise their families on the river. And while I was enjoying the view a mother squirrel came along with a baby, he was about two thirds her size and he stopped to check me out while the mother kept on going down the path. The baby soon followed though. Most likely she was looking for a new territory for him where she will then leave him to start his own life.

Well, we are back to some peonies again today, two more different pink ones for you to enjoy. I think there is only one other peony I haven’t shown yet. The light pink peony is 7 inches (17.5cm) across, the darker pink one is about 5 inches (12.5cm) across. I hope you all have a wonderful Friday and God bless!

Steve and Muffin.

Β©2020 Steve McLeod.

42 Comments on “Daily Pics #185.

  1. Good Mrng Steve✨ Hope your Friday began hot and sunny, Beautiful flowers πŸ˜βœ¨πŸ‘Œ Have a fantastic Friday πŸ€—

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    • Yes indeed, very hot already and beautiful sunshine!😎🌞🌳🏞 It’s a fabulous Friday for sure! Might get thunderstorms later though,πŸ˜¬πŸ™€β›ˆβ›ˆ then we are supposed to get 3 rainy days in a row, but staying warm. Hope your day has been a good one!πŸ˜πŸ˜ΈπŸ€Έβ€β™‚οΈ Still working at home?πŸ€”

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      • Still working at home, yes, hopefully from next week all business will be open here, with rise in count, people are way too afraid to resume, very dangerous outside.πŸ˜’. 😳 Thunder storms? πŸ€” Why it comes on summer 🧐. Unpredictable πŸ™„. ,πŸ˜‚Enjoy the sunshine when you can Steve πŸ₯°πŸ˜Έ

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      • Had a great walk to the river again,πŸšΆβ€β™‚οΈπŸž it was so nice down there.😎🌞 2 families of Canada geese were there today. Almost walked face first into a huge spider web today,😲😳 with a huge spider in the middle of it!πŸ˜²πŸ•ΈπŸ•· That would not have been nice, not at all.😳πŸ€ͺ Sounds like a second thunderstorm is moving closer,πŸ˜¬β›ˆπŸ™€ maybe it will miss this time.πŸ€” Good morning to you!πŸ˜€πŸ˜Ί

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      • Good Steve, sadly the rain storms are occasionally coming in. if it isn’t it would be a lot better for you to roam around πŸ˜‰πŸ‘. Spider ,🧐 Did u welcome it by smashing πŸ€” I would have did it πŸ˜…πŸ˜œ. Hope your Friday is amazing πŸ˜ΈπŸ‘

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      • That spider was too high in the air, might have got on me if I tried to do anything! I did get a good pic though,πŸ˜πŸ“· looks like he has a mean grouchy face!πŸ˜¬πŸ•· It’s body was 2.5cm long. Good morning and good evening to you!! Hope your day was great, mine is starting off beautiful!πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜Ί

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      • Ha ha spider wasToo high πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ you should have tried that with a stick😜, glad you did not try that and Broke anything πŸ˜…πŸ˜ you took a picture of it πŸ™„πŸ˜³very Brave 2.5 cm long is really big 😸 have a beautiful morning to you Steve πŸ€—πŸ˜Έmy day was awesome enjoy your weekend too✨

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      • I don’t normally like to get my face that close to a large spider😡😳 and I don’t usually like taking pics of spiders anyway,😬 but, one of my followers wanted me to show pics of spiders,πŸ˜¬πŸ“·πŸ•· so I’m trying to get several without having a heart attack!😲 Scary things!!πŸ˜³πŸ˜³πŸ™„

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      • πŸ˜‚πŸ˜…πŸ˜‚ I’ll capture my big large spiders one day when I go to nativeπŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚. Looking forward to the spiders that lives in Canada 😁

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      • Hey, I wonder if I could send some to you in the mail?πŸ€”πŸ˜‚ The post office probably wouldn’t like it though.πŸ€”πŸ˜³ And your country wouldn’t like it either.πŸ˜¬πŸ˜³πŸ™„ Oh well, bad idea. Guess pictures will have to do then.πŸ˜πŸ“·πŸ•·

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      • πŸ˜‚πŸ˜ΉπŸ˜‚I’ll be glad to get that as a gift, I’ll take good care of spiders sadly they live very less time with meπŸ˜œπŸ˜‚πŸ˜… May be email works πŸ˜‚πŸ˜…πŸ˜Ή

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    • Thanks so much Pene! Yes, it has been a fantastic week! Now the thunderstorms have begun once more, got a little hail in this first one which really dropped the temp. Have a great weekend!πŸ˜ƒπŸ˜Ί

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  2. The peonies are so pretty !thanks for sharing them ! β˜•οΈβ˜•οΈπŸ€”πŸ˜ΌπŸ˜Όβ€ΌοΈ

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