Coffee On Wednesday. #10

Good morning everyone! Time for a coffee on this sunny but cooler Wednesday. Yesterday began and ended with thunderstorms and in between the sun was shining off and on. So I managed to get out and wander around the yard getting a few pics of insects. Some pelicans circled overhead so I tried for some pics of them as well. That effort did not turn out very good however.

Not even one decent picture. I have a problem taking pics overhead like that, unless I am lying down, but it was too wet to lie down. I was up on the hill out back at the time. So that did not work out. That happens sometimes. At one time I was trying to find as many of our wildflowers as I could over a 3 year period. So I traveled around the area a bit, not going too far since I wanted to stay within a certain area.

Island living.

I had climbed up this one large hill and near the top I spotted a flower over the one edge of the hill that did not look familiar. But how to get down there to that ledge it was on, hmm, that was going to be a bit tricky. However, there were some small spruce trees along this one spot which went down to the ledge and the way down was not too steep. Now, my idea of “not too steep” might be different than yours.

Anyway, I wanted to see that wildflower, so down I went holding on to the trees along the way. The biggest of these trees was about 2 feet (60cm) tall, the others about a foot (30cm) tall. But they were well rooted and strong. Except the 4th one which pulled out rather easily and down I slid to the ledge. It was a different wildflower than any others I had seen, though I cannot remember what it was now.

Islands are everywhere on this lake.

However, getting back up off the ledge was not going to be easy. Do I go up, or continue going down? I decide to go down, looked almost like a path. It was fairly easy going until I met with a dead end. So back up I went. That last “up” part where the little tree became dislodged was not going to be easy. Reminded me of my winter walks and falling down cliffs.

Anyway, up I go. The first little tree would not hold me and came popping out rather easily. There was a larger pine tree over to the side of the ledge with good strong branches. Perhaps I could climb that and get up to the stronger little trees. I looked down. Bad idea. Heights and I do not get along. Back to my first idea.

The beauty of the lake on a summer day.

I crawled up on my hands and knees until reaching the stronger little trees then I was able to use them to pull myself back to the top. That was not so bad after all. Then there was the time trying to get a picture of that mushroom. But that will have to wait. Pictures today are from our beautiful lake. I hope you all have a wonderful day and God bless.

Steve and Muffin.

ยฉ2022 Steve McLeod.

19 Comments on “Coffee On Wednesday. #10

  1. Uncle Steve, what were you doing? ๐Ÿคญ๐Ÿ˜‚ You have literally crawled ๐Ÿ˜ why dare? ๐Ÿ˜… Nobody can stop you ๐Ÿคฃ right? ๐Ÿ˜You should have carried muffin with you. She would have took a piece of a flesh from your foot ๐Ÿ˜‹ be careful with the walking, glad you reached back safely. Hope your body isn’t sore from the stunts ๐Ÿ˜œ. take care have a good Wednesday ๐Ÿค—

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    • Oh that wasn’t recently, so no problems. I wouldn’t do such things today, you know that.๐Ÿ™„ I’m careful now, no stunts or dangerous things. Mostly.๐Ÿค”๐Ÿ™„ I’m trying anyway. It rained most of the day so I stayed inside.โ˜” Did you know that people hurt themselves more in their home than outside their home?๐Ÿค” Kind of interesting. I wonder why that is? Have a great day Simon, try to get some sleep!๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ™„๐Ÿ˜ด๐Ÿฅฑ๐Ÿ˜ป


      • That’s very true. People hurt more from the inside ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿ˜‚ now that’s a philosophy ๐Ÿ˜œ๐Ÿ˜‹ Glad you didn’t do such risk stunts now, who knows, we should wait for muffins Post to find out what else were you doing ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

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      • Yes, she has been wanting to do a post for a long time now, she has quite a list but she can’t remember where she put it. I wonder if that was the paper I threw out?๐Ÿค”๐Ÿ™„๐Ÿ™„๐Ÿ˜พ๐Ÿ˜พ๐Ÿ˜พ

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      • Ha ha ha,… Must have been that paper or you can have a look at your feet, she must have coded in your skin ๐Ÿ˜œ๐Ÿ˜…

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      • Told ya, she is an expert at coding. You should’ve given her a laptop and watch once ๐Ÿ˜Ž she is going to be a coding legend… All that will say Meow codes will replace AI ๐Ÿ˜œ Alexa Siri and so on… ๐Ÿ˜‚

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      • They’ll move to scrap ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ˜‚ that they’ll call a scrap community in future ๐Ÿ˜œ maybe a scrap revolutionary team๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ and apocalypse ๐Ÿ™„๐Ÿ˜•๐Ÿคญ๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜œ

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      • Oh, that could be dangerous, all those robots by themselves in a scrap yard, they might start making pots and pans and and everything!๐Ÿค”๐Ÿ˜ฎ๐Ÿ˜ฎ๐Ÿ˜ฌ๐Ÿ˜Ÿ๐Ÿคช๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜น


      • Pots & Pans ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ that’s no apocalypse ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ that’s scrap market ๐Ÿ˜œ

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      • Wait until they walk up and down the streets banging them together!๐Ÿ˜ฌ๐Ÿ˜ฎ๐Ÿ˜ฏ Then they start hitting each other with them, oops, I mean hitting people with them!๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜น๐Ÿ˜น

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      • Pots and pans to hit the people,๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ glad it’s no traditional weapons like guns ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚


  2. Okay, beautiful pics of the blue lake and sky, but some of us LIKE clouds and rain. Don’t be afraid to experiment with some artsy ones of what some consider foul weather, but what I prefer to call Pre-Deluge weather (when people lived hundreds of years because of no direct sunlight! ๐Ÿ˜‰)
    โค๏ธ&๐Ÿ™, c.a.

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    • Thanks for the comment C. A., but I will stay with what I enjoy, sunny cheerful weather. And sunshine brings out the color of everything much better than cloudy rainy days. Have a great day!๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜บ๐Ÿ“ท๐ŸŒž

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