~A Sojourn~ Life on Planet Earth~
header photo-Riley Moore Falls, Oconee Co., SC
"Did you ever suffer an attack of a wandering foot caused by the lure of that mystic unknown? There's is no permanent cure, relief only had
while making the wilds your home."
My son and I had a wonderful Christmas together--IT was simple and lovely from my point of view and I think he felt the same he was all smiles!!
Feels like Sunday to me...but of course its Monday and IM OFF..
WOW feels so good to be off for more than a weekend.
I did some yard work early getting ready to "sweep" the front yard that is buried under about 40 ton of fallen leaves...lol SO I got 5 gallons of gas for the mower and guess how much I paid per gallon? $2.98 I filled up my car too...and tomorrow I'll probably take the D-L Express (my van) down and fill her up too!! JIC it shoots back up --ya know how it is...down by the interstate the gas was $3.06 can we say RIP OFF--
So after the yard prep (pickin up the larger sticks, and raking the leaves that had drifted up against the fence) I had to go to Quaker cemetery to take 2 grave photos to complete the 16 I agreed to take. Somehow I missed 2 of them..DUH-- well I always see other interesting bits of real-life when Im there like this Italian Cypress tree its TALL and arrow straight...
Some of the family plots were decked out for the holiday...
One of the interred received roses for Christmas...sure was pretty garnised with Eastern Red Cedar greenry saturated with beautiful blue berries.
The cemetery has lots of wrought iron, and brickwork too I love this old wall that surrounds some of the older graves..
I like to combine birdwatching with all other activities...its easy to do, not easy to photo the birds you find tho---
I wonder if this northern mockingbird is thinking of eating these fake berries on this fake floral arrangement? Sure hope not..yuk. He was guarding a small family plot in the new area...he was not happy with me being around and made a couple of low fly-bys to get me moving!
HE blends in nicely colorwise dont you think?
after this stop at Quaker I headed out to Lee County to take 3 more photos for another family and stayed the rest of the afternoon, I really liked this tree it was quite lovely as the sun went down...
then I headed home and was greeted by this lovely sight in the darkening sky...
I had a great day....cant wait till tomorrow--but for now I HAVE to get back to eating CHOCOLATE leftovers!!