All of a sudden Oregon turned on it's Summer and did so pretty much overnight. We went from 65 to 76 to 85F in the blink of an eye!
Many plants have reacted by pushing their buds up and out and exploding into flowers everywhere you look ...
It's a Robin's nest and although she'll fly up every-time we pass too close, she keeps coming back and seems persistent in wanting to raise a brood in that basket .. oh, well, I guess I won't be using that bike for a while.
(13-17 days until they hatch and 13 days until they fly out)
The male Goldfinches have changed their drab olive plumage into a bright yellow outfit, trying to impress the girls :
Not much else is happening at the moment other than that halfway the week we celebrated my birthday! Another lap around the sun as they say .. that makes 62 of such laps, gosh .. how's that possible?
|My dutch family send me a beautiful bouquet of flowers and a box of chocolates!|
We went for a nice dinner to a new Indian restaurant we hadn't been yet (forgot to take pictures which is what a 62 year old brain does to you) and enjoyed some coffee on the patio at home afterwards ...
All in all a fitting end to a rather perfect birthday!
Just being dry for a couple of days has been such a big improvement!