I suppose he couldn't fly. I followed him around and managed to get these shots.
We see these beautiful specimen every year. The girls are browner with red decorations. They're all lovely to watch.
So, now you have seen some of the progress pictures of the yard(s) development. Here is a very old picture of the messes that keep reinventing themselves, with a little, just a wee bit of help from me.
The only thing that has stayed in it's place here is the green plastic chair way in the background, under the big tree. All the trees remain, but the bricks (oh, all the places they've been) for the most part have complicated joints in my bones many times...where's the dolly?! Hiding somewhere with the camera, no doubt. Never convenient.
Stevie Weevie's resting place back there where the bricks still are. Her footprints in cement blocks on one side of her.
The canopy frame leg in the upper right hand corner is the leftover skeleton that is now my "clothesline". Where's the clothesline cord I bought 10 years ago for this plan that I didn't see coming...?
Church parking lot.
Slowly but surely...
Things do get done. If I could just leave well enough along...
Nature doesn't always help. The lilac bushes, third picture above, struggled. That area gets some direct sunlight. In AZ almost nothing likes direct sunlight. I think two remain, but have likely been transplanted with many other shrubs and bushes, the ones that didn't expire...
and here...When she was just a bitty thing and her head almost fit her body..