Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Picture of the Day

Our road, 8:30 a.m.
It rained overnight. Not too much, just enough to make the morning fresh & clear. Hopeful and quiet. And today was quiet... At one point this morning, outside with the dogs I thought I heard nothing. Absolutely nothing. No wind. No birds. But there were bees. (Bees! This early!) And there were flies. And even some moths flying around. And flocks of geese flying high up and flying low too. I even saw a flock of swans, flying very low over the field to the west of our house, in a perfect V... Their long, white necks stretched out, squawking in unison. And just now, 9:30 p.m., outside with the dogs before bed, as we stepped outside to hear a nearby owl hooting in our foggy yard. And more geese. And the traffic on Westfield Road. But all-in-all, it was a quiet, peaceful and once again, unseasonably warm day here in Illinois. I keep thinking winter's just around the corner, but with the bugs waking up and the plants crawling out of the ground, either we're all in for a surprise, or spring's just about here...

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