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Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Critters & Cream Puffs

 I just returned from Denver,Colorado.
Celebrated my grandsons 10th birthday, twelve days of adventure away from home.
On one of my 3 hour walks I came across this raccoon in a tree, in daylight hours!
I don't really like raccoons, but…
reason being one got in our home several years ago, I won't go on…
At any rate he was there...

I made these cream puffs for my grandson.
He didn't want a cake or a pie, he has unique requests.
His mom said "go for it".
and I did...

Black-billed Magpie

They are pretty common I know.
But I like seeing the black and white contrast of them in flight.
I called them in on my iPhone app, which was interesting as I hid in a tree.
then I moved on…

This was the terrain I was walking.
Across the street from my sons home.
Lakewood, Colorado

Northern Flicker

I love trees...
They are the essence of my walks.
Last December I took this same photo and they were covered with snow.


Sandra said...

i would love that birthday cream pie cake and that black and white magpie is magnificent. love the trees

TexWisGirl said...

wow! the cream puffs look awesome! your walk area does, too! i never see magpies so it is a treat! raccoons in the daytime make me nervous if they have rabies. he was probably just late in getting home that night. :)

Breathtaking said...

The flicker and Magpie are superb shots,and what an awesome find in the Racoon!
That's one mouth watering cake, what a good idea:)

PKB said...

I love all of your family images--welcome back!

Ms. Becky said...

Hi Janie
I really love the photo in the previous post! It's interesting to see what catches your eye, and how you choose to compose your photos; I learn something each time I visit. Those cream puffs look just like the ones my mom used to make. She recently gave me the recipe but I haven't dared to attempt them yet. The plate that they're sitting on is beautiful. I hope you have a wonderful weekend Janie. take good care now.

Linda said...

Beautiful photos!