Oh, what a peaceful Sunday we have had.
I went to church last night, so was able to sleep in a little this morning, til
Keith came upstairs and asked me if I wanted to go take pictures at Wyandotte County Lake.
I need to explain.
I have grown up going to this lake all my life. I drove around it many times.
My brother Pete fished it for many years.
But.... now I am afraid to go by myself when I want to use my
big, big Tamron lens for pictures. I am afraid of someone knocking me
down and taking the camera. I always stay at the front of the lake where there are a lot of people, but still.
Anyway... Keith drove me today and stayed with me.
The gulls were gone, so we're going to have a lot of geese, but that was okay.
This male drove another male off the beach... I was not looking at them and
heard Keith chuckle, and just barely got them.
I heard Keith suck in his breath and say "Oh, no".
This is what he was looking at. She was hobbling terribly, but
WAS hobbling.... and eating...
Can you see her left leg? It is terribly swollen. I tried to see
if there was line wrapped around it... it looked like it had to
be something like that... but I could not tell.
She made it down to the water's edge.
There are no park rangers any more, the sheriff sends deputies through there several times a day, but it's not like "The old days" when you could get a ranger, who would check on the geese.
Redbuds are budding everywhere now.
I was able to get some good head studies.
I got some other good pictures today, but I am going to save them for the next
"Call the Midwife" premieres tonight on Public TV, followed by
Episode Two of "Grantchester", two of my very favorite series!
It will be a good Sunday evening!