I’m posting late today, because I went out on an afternoon ride. Tomorrow I’ll have a couple of between-the-ears shots — the best kind.
No post yesterday, because I went out for lunch with friends Marion, Sasha, and Peggy, and spent the rest of the afternoon in a doze. The Guild House does such good food!
The day before, though, the dogs and I went down to the river, and spotted a couple of mallard ducks. They’re the first this year that I’ve been close enough to get a picture. They weren’t paying much attention to us . . .
At least the male wasn’t. The female was watching us, but he was busy preening.
Typical male behavior, of course!
Last night I hurried out to get a sunset shot. I could see what I think is called a sun pillar — a beam of light that seems to shoot straight up from the setting sun. By the time I got out there and got focused, it wasn’t as distinct as it had been.
If you have never heard of a sun pillar, or sundogs, or a moonbow, or a glory, I highly recommend the site call Atmospheric Optics. They have pictures of all of those and more. Some of the photos are truly astonishing!