A little update on the hummingbird situation. A hummingbird has been sleeping in the nest on and off. I don’t know if it’s Mama or one of the youngsters. When we first noticed it, hubby got out the ladder and checked–no eggs. Since the bird has been in the nest for several hours now, I’m wondering if she did manage to lay more eggs. I guess we will eventually find out.
I’m taking a blog break for a week or so.
I hope your spring is magical. Until we meet again . . . .
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I’ve been so busy at work lately that I haven’t had time to do any non-blog writing at all. I have a goal to complete Draft #1 of my memoir by August 1. Yikes.
I tried to take a few moments out this weekend to enjoy spring in the desert.
The hummingbird on her nest right outside my back door.
Pretty adorable, right? Look carefully and you can see that the bottom half of what looks like the bird is her teeny woven nest. I wonder what’s inside the nest!
I drove past a full-blooming saguaro cactus
Here’s a close up (sort of) of the cactus blossoms:
On my drive, I also saw this little guy trying to haul that dried palm bark (actually I’m not sure if it’s bark or frond–it’s the dried stuff that falls off palm trees) up the wall to the other side. It was quite an ordeal.
And it wouldn’t be the desert without our family protector, the King Snake:
King Snake – 6 foot long
What does spring look like by you?