Hello everyone! This morning, after a cup of hot coffee, we headed out to the Farmer's Market and a few yard sales. Here are some scenes from our day...
Hear: I have an update about the baby Mourning Dove that fell out of the nest. As you can see, it's back up, safe and sound.
I never got a call back from the wild bird agency and when I went out to see how the baby was doing, I noticed it was shivering. A bad rain storm was on the way (it ended up raining for hours!) so I put on my gardening gloves and gently lifted it back up into the nest. That's when the trouble started...
The baby bird still in the nest got spooked when it saw my hand and jumped down, which caused the bird I was rescuing to jump down too. Now I had two baby birds out of the nest and I kept saying, "what have I done, what have I done!" I found the one bird out in the back yard and managed to get it back up in the nest. I held my hands over it, not touching the bird, just blocking its way out again until it was calm. Then, I went looking for the other one. I finally found it on the patio and again, I covered up the baby bird that was already in the nest with my hand before attempting to add the other one. Did I mention it was raining by now?! I left my hands up there until all was quiet and then quickly came in the house.
A few minutes later the mom came back, fed both of them and then I assume she gave them a good talking to about not leaving the nest again. ;0) Soon, I started breathing again and an hour later my hands stopped shaking! Ok, whoever just read all of that and understood it deserves a prize!
Smell: These interesting flowers are growing next to my Lamb's Ear and are enjoying all the rain.
They make me think of Victorian fans for some reason.
Taste: We bought fresh corn on the cob, tomatoes and peaches at the Farmer's Market.
Mmm...I see a tomato sandwich in my future!
Touch: Sweet fuzzy peaches...
See: We didn't find much at the yard sales but we did get a couple of books. "The English Gentleman" and "The English Gentleman's Wife" both look interesting. Has anyone read them?
This Gooseberry Patch book called "Simple Country Pleasures" priced at $1.00 was my good find for the day!
Thank you for looking at the scenes from our Saturday. I hope you all are having a great weekend!