Daily Pics #197.

Good morning everyone! It is a beautiful, sunny summer morning. It is a bit cool at 61F (16C), but it’s still nice though. It’s quite windy this morning as well. Sir George and Lady Pearl were here first again today and Sir Henry was next. Sir Charles wasn’t here this morning. Skamper was first again today, followed by the newest chipmunk who is a baby from this year. Such a small little critter, he can only take one peanut at a time. But that will change as he stretches those cheek pouches of his. So far he is not brave enough to come to me, but I’m sure that will change too. Still need to name that one, I do have a couple of ideas, so he will have a name today. Not as many birds singing now, seems to be fewer each day. The singing time always gets less as the young birds leave the nest and the parents are busy showing them how to survive.

And it is mid July, summer is half gone now. We might even be beyond the half way point if it’s like last year when summer ended in mid August. Summers are short up here in the north. The first of our birds will begin heading south in just 3 weeks time. Terrible thought really. Oh well. It’s nice right now and should be even nicer on Friday. The chipping sparrows are here with their family. The grackles are still coming for peanuts to feed their hungry babies. Those are the purple headed grackles that I am still trying to get pictures of, even one would be nice. The blue headed grackles always seem to be so easy. Maybe today I can do it.

Well, we are back with a couple different bachelor’s buttons again. There are four different colors and we saw two a while back and today we have two more, the blue and lavender at the top and a light lavender below.

I hope you all have a wonderful Wednesday and God bless!

Steve and Muffin.

Β©2020 Steve McLeod.

43 Comments on “Daily Pics #197.

      • You’re welcome!πŸ˜€
        So weird how that works though… yesterday I was 5 min late and was 3rd place. Today, my heart was racing as I came to see if I was late and I was. 27 big min! But I was 2nd!!! Hahaha!!!! So funny!πŸ˜… And relieving.

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      • Yep, each day is different it seems. I was later getting my post out this morning too, not sure how that happened, but guess I spent more time outside this morning.πŸ˜πŸŒžβ˜•

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  1. Beautiful Flowers Steve βœ¨πŸ€— πŸ˜ƒ Hope your day is going good πŸ‘πŸ˜‰ Having fun with little chipmunks already πŸ˜‰βœ¨Hava an awesome day πŸ€—

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    • Thanks Simon!πŸ˜€ Beautiful day, chipmunks are busy.😸🐿 Very windy out there today though.😳 Haven’t seen it so windy, except in storms and in that season I don’t like to talk about.😜 Hope your day has been a good one!😁🌞

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      • Day was good, spent in office, it’s quite busy day πŸ™„ I have read your story and my comments and likes not through, bad internet inside office πŸ˜³πŸ™„ I couldn’t blog inside office 😡 very sad, I have to walk out for each break and look at my mobile πŸ˜‚. Hope things will change soon πŸ˜‡ Enjoy your awesome day πŸ€—

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      • I hope you’re being careful at the office,😬 wash your hands a lot or use hand sanitizer if you can’t wash.πŸ™„πŸ˜³ Here I was thinking you didn’t like my story.πŸ€” Imagine not letting you blog in the office. Not nice at all.πŸ˜’ You should try and get some sleep,😴 stop talking to this dough head Steve,πŸ€ͺ you’ll never get to sleep doing that.😳πŸ€ͺ
        Meow, meow.=If my human bother you, let me know, I bite feet.😸😹

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      • not like that Steve πŸ™„it was a long comment πŸ˜‚ I actually feel lazy to type again, but I’ll type before bed and post again πŸ˜πŸ˜‰ Ha ha, it’s okay Steve, I need this moment, πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ Thanks Muffin, it’s a little happiness to talk with Steve at night πŸ₯° Yes I’m being very careful at office 😁 always sanitizing myself πŸ˜ƒ

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      • Oh my, I got sidetracked again. There was a parcel delivery,πŸ˜ƒ then the chipmunks needed food,πŸ˜„πŸΏπŸΏπŸΏπŸΏπŸΏ then Muffin wanted attention,😸😻 then it was time for my next chapter which I hadn’t finished yet, then it was time to lie down…no, lying down came first, I’m all mixed up lately,πŸ™„ can’t think.πŸ€”πŸ€ͺ Sigh. I’ll be back tonight in the morning!πŸ˜πŸ˜³πŸŒžπŸ™„

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      • ha ha ah πŸ˜‚πŸ˜…πŸ˜‚ not really πŸ˜‡. seems busy day for you with muffin and chipmunks πŸ˜ƒπŸ‘. Did you lie down πŸ€” had a little nap πŸ˜‰ Good Night Steve πŸ€—

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      • Good night Simon! Wait, you got me mixed up again. Good morning Simon! No nap for me yesterday. Who wants to nap, I want to go, go, go!πŸ˜πŸƒβ€β™‚οΈπŸƒβ€β™‚οΈπŸ€Έβ€β™‚οΈπŸ€Έβ€β™‚οΈπŸ˜œπŸ€ͺπŸ˜‚πŸ˜Ή

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      • Yay Steve, Great way to have fun, go go go πŸ’ͺ Very Good Morning from an Evening Region πŸ˜πŸ€—

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      • Yep, although the rain might slow me down a bit, so maybe I will stay inside and write, write, write instead!πŸ˜βœβœβœπŸ˜„

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      • You can also what inside what’s inside and stay fit, and also you can write cook clean have fun with muffin😸

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      • Oops auto correction πŸ˜³πŸ™„πŸ™„πŸ™„ I Said, you can walk inside workout inside πŸ˜‚ and also you can cook, clean and plan with muffin 😸 I can’t understand how come all of them changed to Write 😳

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      • Now we have it, makes more sense now. I know, that auto correct is terrible sometimes. Are you still awake?😲 You should be sleeping now,😴 it’s lunch time.πŸ˜ƒβ˜•πŸ§‡πŸ₯“πŸ₯—

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      • Yes Steve, came across your yesterday’s notification in today, so just going through your next chapter, after that to bed πŸ˜ƒπŸ€— Good Night Steve πŸ€—

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  2. What adorable bachelor buttons ! Are they perennial ? Can they grow in the house ? …β˜•οΈβ˜•οΈπŸ˜ΊπŸ˜ΊπŸΏπŸ₯œπŸ˜€πŸ€”‼️

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    • They regrow each year from seed, and they produce a lot of seeds. Might be hard in the house, the flower isn’t so big, but the plant gets big.πŸ˜€πŸ˜ΊπŸŒžβ˜•β˜•

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    • Actually, it’s a bit cool even for us in July, more like an August temp.πŸ€ͺπŸ˜„πŸ˜Έ
      It was a very nice day, though very windy, and we just had a little rain for the past hour. But it was very nice anyway.
      Enjoy your day Ribana!πŸ˜€πŸ˜ΊπŸŒžβ˜•β˜•

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