Who goes there?

Bird turkey vulture

Do you wonder what birds are thinking? This turkey vulture was not going to move just because I was walking under her tree. Maybe she wanted to remind me that I had never posted a photo of a turkey vulture on my website. I wonder if this one is a juvenile since the head is still covered with feathers instead of being bright red.

Japanese apricots bloom in February!

Where else would a bee be but at Tudor Place, DC where spring comes early in February? I had no idea! My mouth fell open at the sight! It was definitely a banner year for this early bloomer. The fortunate tree and the gleeful bees took advantage of a shocking break from winter as temperatures hit the 80s. We stood there amazed, in a late February snowfall of pink petals.

“Fuzzy-Wuzzy was a…”?

Tree magnolia bud fur

In this case, Fuzzy Wuzzy was a magnolia bud! Spring must be coming soon! But now that I take the time to recall the complete nursery rhyme, I guess it isn’t appropriate… “Fuzzy Wuzzy was a bear! Fuzzy Wuzzy had no hair! So Fuzzy Wuzzy wasn’t very fuzzy, was he?” Oh dear… Back to the drawing board…