As I was working that day, I saw this squiggly arrangement on the wall that's next to the basement door! Yikes! I hate snakes but this was sort of interesting ... the smaller one had his tail draped around the middle of the larger one. I just let them alone; they weren't hurting me and obviously I wasn't bothering them. HOWEVER, early this week W. whacked two smaller snakes which were hanging around on the front deck, way too close to our screened porch! They don't need to be up there! (I don't know what I'd do if he wasn't around to kill snakes, set mouse traps, and get spiders ...)
We've had some amazing sunsets here lately. I'm sharing a couple. I think there's something about sunsets that attract everyone, don't you? Doesn't the Bible say something like, the skies proclaim the work of His hands? I believe it! But man-made things are awesome, too. Earlier this week we were in Bloomfield for dinner and as we walked back to our car, we heard the train whistle blow. I said, 'I'll bet I can get to the trestle before the train does!' And I did.
Here's a couple pictures I took. We've been fortunate to see a few trains cross the trestle in the 20 years we've lived here and it never ceases to interest me! (BTW ... they put out one of those 'little lending libraries' at the trestle overlook parking area and I found a neat old book on crafts! Two birds ...) And we met the nicest young couple there with their two little girls. They came from Linton! They've lived here all their lives and never saw a train go over the trestle so that was neat, sharing that with them. Then, sadly, just as the train left the trestle this young couple came whirling in and they were very unhappy to have just missed it; they, too, had never seen a train cross this magnificent trestle! All in all, it was a good day ...
Well, I'll close with a photo of my favorite tree near the edge of the woods, taken from the deck just outside our front door. Wish we had more dogwoods! I love them. Take care of yourself and enjoy this lovely spring weather! And remember, these spring rains are good for the earth and good for us!