Dateline: Cattaraugus County, western New York
A little break from the road trip and some tastes of Western New York in late May. A foggy morning on the lane...
Turning to blue skies.
And dappled sunshine on the lane.
There was a deer crossing the road in the distance. Take my word it - I didn't have a fancy camera.
The May apples were out - there's a tiny round fruit under the umbrella.
I went up to our neighbour's pond where all was tranquil, though the baby frogs, aka Spring Peepers had been singing overnight, like thousands of sleighbells. They're late this year.
And a couple of noisy geese landed. They took off again soon after and low-flew right past me. I could hear their friends on the pond over the hill - all seemed to be shouting to make themselves heard.
Back home a cardinal was pecking in the grass. (Or what passes for grass).
And here's my friend on the woodpile - the new generation of the Chipster/Chipolata family. Microchip?