Precipitation Pause

For all you nature lovers, here are some wonderful flower and bird pictures (with a squirrel thrown in for good measure).

Backyard Bird Nerd

Rain…rain…and a little more rain.
That’s what the weather has been like for the last several days here in the Atlanta suburbs.  And if the forecasters are to be trusted, that’s what the near future holds as well.

Now, I can appreciate an occasional shower or a few sprinkles here and there, but too much gray and dampness leaves me longing for some sunshine.  So, when I looked out the window this afternoon and saw that there was a pause in the precipitation, I ran (did not pass go, did not collect $200) outside to snap a few pictures.

The first stop was the front yard, to capture the brightness and the beauty of a few flowers.

hibiscus1 Red Hibiscus

hibiscus2 Yellow Hibiscus

purpleflower Purple Zinnia

gardenia Gardenia – one of my favorite scents in the whole world!

Then, I scurried to the backyard to spread some fresh seed and snap some pictures of…

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