The kestrel that flew right in front of my windshield today. I was on a back road going about 25 m.p.h., so I got a chance to have a good long look. I don't see a lot of them, so it feels extra special when one makes an appearance. This one swooped by, then turned around and went back the way it came.
North America’s littlest falcon, the American Kestrel packs a predator’s fierce intensity into its small body. It's one of the most colorful of all raptors: the male’s slate-blue head and wings contrast elegantly with his rusty-red back and tail; the female has the same warm reddish on her...
Seedlings popping up through the dirt to greet the world - yay!!! So far - celery, roma tomato, orange bell pepper, yellow bell pepper, red cabbage, green cabbage, and cantaloupes. May they all grow and produce an abundance of yumminess.
This was more of a shaking my head kind of giggle at the irony it brought to my mind in the moment. Riding home tonight, we passed one of many of those brightly lit fancy church signs with rolling messages and such that was flashing, "There's no fear of death with Jesus!!!!" Then in brighter letters in the next sentence, "Wear your mask!!!".